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Documents re Jules Brunet and others, circa 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/21

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and statements of evidence concerning Jules Brunet and other Frenchmen in the service of the Tycoon and subsequently in league with rebels against the Emperor Meiji's government. The documents are English translations made by William Ashton and written in his hand. One of the sheets includes notes by Parkes. The documents are as follows:

Letter from Sawa Gwaimukio [Sawa Nobuyoshi] to Ange Maxime Outrey (French diplomat), 3 September 1869 (no place is given).

Letter from Outrey to Sawa Gwaimukio, 4 September 1869 (no place is given).

Evidence given by Matsudaira Taro and Enomoto Kamajiro [Enomoto Takeaki] concerning Brunet and other Frenchmen, with a list of 'fictitious offices' created by the Hakodate rebels and a list of Frenchmen in league with them, undated [1869].


  • Creation: circa 1869


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From the Fonds:

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6 item(s) (6 bifolios)

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