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Circular from Kanagawa, 1859-1860

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 34/3

Scope and Contents

An undated circular by Francis Vyse, Acting Consul, Kanagawa, 23 November 1859, 1 bifolio, including a despatch from Rutherford Alcock to Vyse, Yedo, 21 November 1859, and a table of applications made to the Treasury at Kanagawa for itzeboos in exchange for dollars, 2-4 November 1859. There is also a cutting from the 'Daily Telegraph', London, 27 February 1860, pp. 5-6, including two articles, 'The Stoppage of Trade in Japan' and 'Lord Elgin and Sir M. Seymour'.


  • 1859-1860

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1 folio(s) (1 folio)

1 item(s) (1 bifolio)

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