by / on August 15, 2010 at 10:08 pm / in The Protestant Missions

January, 1868, Power was restored to the Emperor!

January, 1868, saw the great revolution by which political power was restored to the Emperor, and a new form of government inaugurated. In May, the American Minister received a set of official gazettes, whose publication had been commenced in Kyoto. They were numbered from one to nine, with the exception that the sixth number was lacking. As this excited curiosity, […]

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