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Correspondence of Chinese, French, Japanese and Korean governments, 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 21/4

Scope and Contents

A letter from Inoue Kaoru, Foreign Office [Tokyo], to Parkes, 25 October 1882, 1 bifolio, including the envelope, enclosing a set of copies of ten memorials and memoranda (in Chinese) exchanged between the Chinese Government and the French Minister [Henri de Bellonet], relating to the Tongking affair, 1866 and undated, 14 bifolios (sewn together), and copies of three letters (in Chinese), 6 folios: one from 'Yi', on behalf of the Korean Government, to Inoue, August 1882, one from the Japanese Government to the Chinese Government, 19 August 1882, and one from the Chinese Government to the Japanese Government, 1 October 1882.


  • 1882

Conditions Governing Access

Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.


15 item(s) (15 bifolios)

6 folio(s) (6 folios)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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