Document ReferenceBu 60/15
TitleLetter from G.Buchanan, Yedo [Tokyo], Japan to A.Buchanan; 9 Jun 1882.
Date9 June 1882
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionExplains the reason for the delay in answering his letter; he had been occupied by the races and then waiting for a reply from the F.O.[Foreign Office] about his posting; gives details of the recent pony races and his successes; he had suffered from fever at the end of April; describes a visit made with 'young' Inouye, son of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, to the Government stud at Kimosa; states he was becoming unpopular because of the number of wins he had, including a victory over the Emperors' pony; the Japanese were following American policy with regard to Corea [Korea]; states his letter writing had been interrupted by Sir Harry and sends love to Lady Buchanan.
Termsports, horse racing
animals, horses
politics, Japanese, foreign policy
foreign policy, Japanese
politics, American, foreign policy
foreign policy, American
medical conditions, fever

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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
NA7804Sanetoni; Sanjo (1849-1891); Prince; Japanese minister1849-1891
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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