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Treaty between China and Japan, circa 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 23/5

Scope and Contents

'Treaty of Peace, Commerce, and Navigation, between the Empires of China and Japan': an English translation from the Chinese of a treaty signed in Tientsin, 13 September 1871, including manuscript annotations. The translation is by Frederick Eastlake, and revises a translation made by William S. Frederick Mayers. It is undated, but originates from 1878 or later.


  • Creation: circa 1878


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