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Convention between the United States and Japan, circa 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 34/14

Scope and Contents

'Convention between the United States of America and the Emperor of Japan. Revising Certain Portions of Existing Commercial Treaties': a proclamation made by Rutherford Hayes on 8 April 1879, including the convention concluded in Washington D. C. on 25 July 1878 by William Evarts and Yoshida Kiyonari, undated.


  • Creation: circa 1879


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From the Fonds:

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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