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Letters and papers re Horatio Lay, 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 16/2

Scope and Contents

A letter from Joseph Russell, Yokohama, to Parkes, 12 December 1870, 1 bifolio, enclosing press copies of a protest made by Horatio Nelson Lay against an edict of the Japanese government of 29 June 1870, dated 8 October 1870, 4 folios; a letter from Lay, London, to the Directors of the Oriental Bank Corporation, 8 October 1870, 6 folios; a letter from Charles James Fife Stuart, London, to Lay, 21 October 1870, 5 folios; and a letter from Russell, Yokohama, to Date [Munenari], Okuma [Shigenobu] and Ito [Hirobumi], 12 December 1870, 2 folios. There is also an envelope addressed to Parkes, labelled 'Mr Lay's manifesto'.


  • Creation: 1870


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17 folio(s) (17 folios)

1 item(s) (1 bifolio)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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