Document ReferenceBu 60/13
TitleLetter from G. Buchanan, Yedo [Tokyo], Japan to Sir A. Buchanan; 28 Jan 1882.
Date28 January 1882
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for the delay in answering his letter; informs him he had been organising the Chancery as Sir Harry was due to return; reports that the Kennedys were to leave; hoped the Scottish winter would be as mild as the Japanese; reports that Sir Henry Marsham was staying with him and that they had been to Kioto [Kyoto]; sends extracts from his journal [not present] to circulate to the family; discusses the pros and cons of travelling in winter; hopes they had received the bulbs and that it would be his last year in Tokyo; informs him he was writing to Sanderson asking to be home by Spring 1883; states that he wished to go to Paris or Brussels and asks his father to put in a good word for him when he is next in London; hoped George Bonham has recovered from his accident; sends his love to Lady Buchanan and the Jims [sic].
Termgardens, bulbs
travel, winter
climate, Japanese
appointments, diplomatic

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6385Parkes; Harry S. (1828-1885); Sir; diplomat1828-1885
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA7797Marsham; Henry (1845-1908); Mr1845-1908
NA6945Bonham; George F. (1847-1927); 2nd Baronet; diplomat1847-1927
NA6514Kennedy; Robert J. (1851-1936); Sir; diplomat1851-1936
NA7802Kennedy; Bertha (-1936); Lady Kennedy; née Ward daughter of 5th Viscount Bangor wife of Sir Robert-1936
NA7139Sanderson; Thomas H. (1841-1923); Baron Sanderson; Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; cr. baron 19051841-1923
NA6483Buchanan; George W. (1854-1924); Sir; 5th son of Andrew Buchanan and diplomat1854-1924
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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