Document ReferenceBu 60/7
TitleLetter from G. Buchanan, Yedo [Tokyo], Japan, to Sir A. Buchanan; 27 Jan 1881.
Date27 January 1881
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he had received his letter and was glad he has been shooting and hunting in Scotland; apologises for not sending the photos previously; states he had not forgotten about the furs, but Grosvenor could not find good ones until February; states he had heard from Eric [Buchanan] about the problems with his proposed marriage; reports that Sir Samuel and Lady Baker had been in Yokohama; informs him he had visited the factory where paper money was made and discusses Japanese economics; gives descriptions of the wallpapers he has seen; remarks on the earthquake in Scotland and reports that there had been as large fire in Tokyo which caused considerable damage; states he was anxious to hear about the mine, but had great confidence in the talent of Francklyn; he sends his love to Lady Buchanan.
Termsports, hunting
sports, shooting
earthquakes, Scotland 1881
manufacture, currency
currency, manufacture of
economy, Japanese
fires, Tokyo
trade, fur
mining and extraction

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6318Buchanan; Eric Alexander (1848-1928); 3rd Baronet; succeeded 19011848-1928
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA7429Baker; Samuel W. (1821-1893); Sir; traveller and sportsman1821-1893
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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