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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