The Early Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and Japan, 1853-1865 (Google eBook)

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Johns Hopkins Press, 1917 - Japan - 459 pages
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Page ii - HISTORY 1899. JOHN H. LATANE. The Diplomatic Relations of the United States and Spanish America. 1900. (Out of print. ) 1900. JAMES MORTON CALLAHAN. The Diplomatic History of the Southern Confederacy. 1901. (Out of print.) 1906. JESSE SIDDALL REEVES. American Diplomacy under Tyler and Polk. 1907. $1.75. 1907.
Page 19 - They have now become quite numerous; their commerce is very extensive; and they think that if your imperial majesty were so far to change the ancient laws as to allow a free trade between the two countries it would be extremely beneficial to both. If your imperial majesty is not satisfied that it would be safe altogether to abrogate the ancient laws which forbid foreign trade, they might be suspended for five or ten years, so as to try the experiment.
Page 23 - There shall be a perfect, permanent, and universal peace, and a sincere and cordial amity between the United States of America on the one part, and the Empire of Japan on the other part, and between their people respectively, without exception of persons or places.
Page 434 - ... lost the improvement previously gained, and the balance of four are without recurrence of laryngeal disease from six to ten months ; one of the latter number had affection of the posterior laryngeal wall, another of the ventricular band, and two of the arytenoid region. But it is a source of satisfaction to me to be able to refer to one patient who is an analogue to Dr.
Page 187 - Hakodadi, and Kanagawa. 6. All restrictions imposed on free intercourse of a social kind between foreigners and the people of Japan. In default of the strict fulfilment by the Tycoon and his Ministers of these conditions, which, indeed, are...
Page 99 - Among the rulers of the world at present, there is none so noble and illustrious as to command universal vassalage, or who can make his virtuous influence felt throughout the length and breadth of .the whole world. To have such a ruler over the whole world is doubtless in conformity with the will of Heaven.
Page 57 - Our visit lasted nearly two hours, and we were all much pleased with the appearance and manners of the Japanese. I repeat they are superior to any people east of the Cape of Good Hope.
Page 88 - Hakodade and Nagasaki, and stored in warehouses in the custody of an Officer of the American Government, without the payment of any duty. But if any such supplies are sold in Japan, the Purchaser shall pay the proper duty, to the Japanese Authorities. The importation of opium is prohibited, and any American vessel coming to Japan, for the purposes of trade, having more than (3) three catties...
Page 90 - ... introduced, shall be subject to revision by commissioners appointed on both sides for this purpose, who will be empowered to decide on, and insert therein, such amendments as experience shall prove to be desirable.
Page ii - Officers, 1778-1883. 1912. $2.25. 1912. ISAAC J. Cox. The West Florida Controversy, 1798-1813. 1918. $3.00. 1913. WILLIAM R. MANNING. Early Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Mexico.

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