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Memorandum on admitting foreigners into Japan, 24 July 1873-25 July 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 32/6

Scope and Contents

A copy of a memorandum by Parkes concerning the admission of foreigners into the interior of Japan, dated Yokohama, 24 July [1873], 8 bifolios, 1 folio and 1 blank bifolio (tied together), including corrections and endorsements in English and French by Charles E. De Long, Fibureio Rodriguez y Muñoz, J[ules?] Berthémy, W.F.H. von Weckherlin, Max von Brandt, Conte Litta, and [Eugene de?] Butzow. The document includes a covering sheet containing a note by Parkes, 25 July [1873], and an appendix by De Long concerning the text of the memorandum. There is also second version of the memorandum, incorporating the corrections, dated Yokohama, 24 July [1873], 5 bifolios.


  • Creation: 24 July 1873-25 July 1873


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14 item(s) (14 bifolios)

1 folio(s) (1 folio)

Language of Materials


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