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|Title||Letter Book of the Commission in Charge of the Japanese Embassy|
|Library||Hagley Museum and Library|
|Description||This letterbook of the Commission in Charge of the Japanese Embassy is from The Hagley Library and Museum. The letterbook includes correspondence from Samuel Francis du Pont detailing the visit of the first Japanese ambassador to the United States in 1860, and Japanese-American relations.|
|Document Type||Correspondence, Manuscript|
|Theme(s)||Politics, War and Diplomacy; Trade and Commerce|
|Keywords||ambassador, education, embassy, envoy, government, health, interpreter, Japanese-American relations, language, law, medicine, navy, physician, police, treaty, voyage|
|Places||Washington; D.C.; New York; Philadelphia; Boston; Baltimore; Brooklyn; Tokyo Bay; San Francisco|
|Ports||Tokyo, Japan; Boston USA|
|Company||Smithsonian Institution; American Medical Association|
|People||Samuel Francis du Pont|
Samuel Francis Du Pont (1803-1865) was a career naval officer who commanded the South Atlantic Squadron for the Union during the Civil War. His papers include personal and naval correspondence and journals describing his voyage.
Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Hagley Museum and Library collection catalogue. Catalog Records (c) 2013, by The Hagley Museum & Library. All rights reserved.
|Copyright||Content compilation (c) 2013, by the Hagley Museum & Library. All rights reserved.|