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Letter from Sanjo Sanetomi, circa 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/23

Scope and Contents

Three copies of an English translation of a letter from the Udaijin [Sanjo Sanetomi] to the British Prime Minister [William Ewart Gladstone] (Yedo?, c. May 1871). One copy is in an identical hand to that of Parkes 33/16.


  • circa 1871

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.


3 item(s) (3 bifolios)

Language of Materials



Parkes 33/23 was published in Stanley Lane-Poole and F.V. Dickins, 'The Life of Sir Harry Parkes' (2 vols; London, 1894), vol. 2, pp. 167-168.

Repository Details

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