Document ReferenceBu 60/4
TitleLetter from G. Buchanan, Yedo [Tokyo], Japan to Sir A. Buchanan; 16 June 1880.
Date16 June 1880
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates he had asked Fanny to pass his letter on and that he had settled into his house and was impressed with the country; informs him Sir Harry Parkes was not expected until the end of the summer and that Parkes was unpopular with the legation and the Japanese; states he had stayed with Kennedy until his house was organised; comments on Japanese ponies and states his driving pony won a race at Yokohama; states ponies were cheap and that he may buy another pony to race; reports that the French Legation boasted they would win all the autumn prizes; informs him there were rumours that the Ambassador may retire; comments on Sanderson's promotion to Private Secretary to Lord Granville; states he was making slow progress learning Japanese; expected him to be in Scotland waiting for the grouse season; sends his love to Lady Buchanan.
Termappointments, political
sports, hunting
sports, shooting, grouse
animals, horses
sports, horse racing

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7166Clark; Frances M. (-1908); Mrs; 2nd daughter of Andrew Buchanan-1908
NA6385Parkes; Harry S. (1828-1885); Sir; diplomat1828-1885
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA7139Sanderson; Thomas H. (1841-1923); Baron Sanderson; Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; cr. baron 19051841-1923
NA6514Kennedy; Robert J. (1851-1936); Sir; diplomat1851-1936
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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