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Documents re dispute over Yokohama foreign residences, 22 July 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 34/11

Scope and Contents

A document printed for the use of the Foreign Office containing copies of items concerning a dispute over the right of the foreign community in Yokohama to land or embark from the sea front of their residences. The document includes a letter from Parkes, Yedo, to Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby, 12 May 1874; a letter from Parkes, Yedo, to Terashima Munenori, 9 May 1874; a letter from Russell Brooke Robertson, Kanagawa, to Parkes, 6 May 1874; a notice issued by Alexander E. Olarovsky (Russian diplomat), Yokohama, 8 May 1874; and a notification issued by a Kanagawa government officer, Kanagawa, 25 April 1870.


  • Creation: 22 July 1874


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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.


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