Post Tagged with: "Prince Iwakura"

by / on September 28, 2010 at 11:10 pm / in The Protestant Missions

Joseph Hardy Neesima's Life story and Doshisha.

In 1875 there was begun in Kyoto, though only in a hired building, a school for young men. Previously the missionaries of the American Board had sought to gain an entrance into the old capital of the Empire and a Christian whose home was in Kyoto had joined with another from Kobe in asking the Central Government if a missionary […]

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by / on September 3, 2010 at 10:26 pm / in The Protestant Missions

Prince Iwakura visits the United States and Europe.

Near the close of the year 1871, an embassy headed by Prince Iwakura had set forth to visit the United States and Europe. Its chief object was to secure such a revision of the treaties as would do away with extra-territoriality. In the letter of credence presented by Iwakura to the President of the United States, the Emperor declared: ” […]

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