Nakahama Manjirō's Hyōsen Kiryaku: A Companion Book : Produced for the Exhibition "Drifting, Nakahama Manjirōs Tale of Discovery" : an Illustrated Manuscript Recounting Ten Years of Adventure at Sea

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DIANE Publishing Inc., 1999 - Castaways - 116 pages

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Page 19 - Tokyo and we talked about your distinguished father. You may not know that I am the grandson of Mr. Warren Delano of Fairhaven, who was part owner of the ship of Captain Whitfield which brought your father to Fairhaven.
Page 40 - ... rolls the midmost waters of the world, the Indian Ocean and Atlantic being but its arms. The same waves wash the moles of the new-built California towns, but yesterday planted by the recentest race of men, and lave the faded but still gorgeous skirts of Asiatic lands, older than Abraham; while all between float milky- ways of coral isles, and low-lying, endless, unknown Archipelagoes, and impenetrable Japans.
Page 13 - George Sansom, A History of Japan 1615-1867 (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1963), p. 99. 27. Thomas C. Smith, "The Japanese Village in the Seventeenth Century," Journal of Economic History, XII, no.
Page 45 - Manjiro was fully gratified and we found our friend the father of a most promising family numbering four sons and one daughter. He presented us with photographs of his wife and interesting family. His oldest son is now a physician of much promise, and engaged in one of the government hospitals of southeastern Japan.
Page 18 - Took them of [sic], cold [sic] not understand anything from them, more than that they was hungry. Made the latitude of the isle 30...
Page 98 - Presently tall columns of steam burst from the 'scape pipes of both steamers . . . and here they come! Brass bands bray Hail Columbia...
Page 9 - ... my hand fell upon four bound volumes illustrated with pictures in water color referring to New England. I bought them without further examination.

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