Japanese petition attributed to the hand of Yoshida Shoin.

Published/Created:
1854-04-19
Abstract:
Petition request to Commodore Matthew Perry from Yoshida and his associate Kaneko Junnosuke to board Perry's ship and travel to the United States. Date indicated on the document is Kaei 7, 3rd month, 22nd day which is equivalent to April 19, 1854. Document includes additional Japenese readings in phonetic script. Full petition is image #5988. Japanese used assumed names of Kuwanouchi and Isagi. This summary includes Japanese readings added to the Chinese characters.
Variant Titles:
1854 Apr - Jun
Series:
I
Genre:
Paper
Format:
Image
Rights:
Copyright public domain
Copyright public domain
No known restrictions.
Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Title:
Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983 (inclusive), 1809-1941 (bulk).
Call Number:
MS 0547
Box:
2
Folder:
47
Yale Collection:
Manuscripts and Archives
Digital Collection:
MADID
Local Record Number:
5987
Citation:
Samuel Wells Williams Family Papers (MS 547). Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.
OID:
10014092
PID:
digcoll:4344357