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CHAR 28/55 Acquired Papers. Papers, souvenirs and accounts relating to Lady Randolph Churchill's visit to Japan with Lord Randolph Churchill. See also CHAR 28/85/46-52.

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CHAR 28/55/1

Printed advertisement for Daimaruichi (26 Shijo-Otabicho, Kyoto, Japan) manufacturers of silk goods. Contains sections for personal information including clothes sizes which have been left blank.

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/2

Printed card advertising S. Iida "Takashimaya" (Karasumaru, Takatsuji, Kyoto [Japan]) manufacturers of silk goods and textiles.

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/3

Printed card advertising Kin-Un Ken (Sanjo-Dori, Shirakawabashi Nishi-iru, Kyoto, Japan) a manufacturer and dealer in "high class cloisonne ware".

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/4

Printed booklet advertising the work of Nishimura Sozayemon, manufacturer of art fabrics to the imperial household in Nippon [Japan]. Includes details of honours and awards for his work and an illustrated historical background to the manufacturing processes.

1 [42]p
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/5

Printed card advertising Nishimura Sozayemon (Kyoto, Japan), a silk store.

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/6

Printed booklet written in Japanese characters and illustrated with cartoons.

1 [20]p
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/7

Printed form completed in Japanese characters.

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/8

Form from the Kobi sho [Japan] office of the Imperial Government Telegraph company notifying [Lady Randolph Churchill] that the sum of 0.55 yen is owed for the transmission of a telegram.

1 folio
24 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/55/9

Receipt to Lord [Randolph] Churchill from S Matsubanas for the sum of 3.40 yen paid for 16 photographs. Handwritten.

1 folio
17 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/10

Receipt to Lord [Randolph] Churchill from T Tanabe silk store (12 Honchodori Itchome, Yokohama [Japan]) for the sum of 77 yen paid for ladies clothing and silk paintings.

1 folio
03 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/11

Receipt to Lady Randolph Churchill from T Tanabe silk store (12 Honchodori Itchome, Yokohama [Japan]) for the sum of 8 yen paid for 2 dozen "doyllys".

1 folio
03 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/12

Receipt to Lady Randolph Churchill from K Tamamura (2 Bentendori, Yokohama [Japan]) for the sum of 21.30 yen paid for photographs.

1 folio
05 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/13

Receipt to Lord Randolph Churchill from S Nishimura (Kyoto [Japan]) for the sum of 21.30 yen paid for various silk goods.

1 folio
14 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/14

Receipt to Lady [Randolph] Churchill from Kyoto Art Gallery (Kyoto [Japan]) for the sum of 10 yen paid for two fans and a silver tea pot.

1 folio
11 Oct [1894]
CHAR 28/55/15

Receipt to Lady Randolph Churchill from Arthur and Bond (12 Bund, Yokohama [Japan]) for the sum of 40.25 yen paid for various items.

1 folio
04 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/16

Receipt to Lady Randolph Churchill from Nozawaya silk store (30 Benten-Dori Nichome, Yokohama [Japan]) for the sum of 5.30 yen paid for a kimono and silk.

1 folio
05 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/17

Receipt to Lady Randolph Churchill from The Yokohama Piano and Organ Warehouse (Yokohama [Japan]) for the sum of 4 yen paid for music scores.

1 folio
Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/18

Receipt to Lady Randolph Churchill from K Yamanaka, dealer in curios (21 Teramachi, Oike, Kyoto [Japan]) for the sum of 34.50 yen paid for various items.

1 folio
11 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/19

Receipt to Lord Randolph Churchill from Nakamura, dealer in fine arts and old curios (13 Owaricho Nichome, Kyobashiku, Tokyo [Japan]) for the sum of 155 yen paid for various items.

1 folio
26 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/55/20

Receipt for the sum of 45 yen.

1 folio
[1894]
CHAR 28/55/21-23

Letter from T Tanabe (12 Honcho-dori Itchome, Yokohama [Japan]) to Lady Randolph Churchill informing her that his tailor has made "an inexcusable blunder" in cutting the material which she had chosen for a blouse and skirt and asking her to choose another material from five samples of silk [included in a separate envelope]. Includes envelope to which are affixed three strips of paper written in Japanese.

8 folios
02 Oct 1894
CHAR 28/55/24

Telegram from [William Le Poer] Trench (British Legation, Tokyo [Japan]) to Lady Randolph Churchill inviting her to luncheon and an afternoon theatre performance.

1 folio
24 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/55/25

Letter from Minnie Hauk-de-Wartegg (Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver [Canada]) to Lady Randolph Churchill wishing her a good journey in the Empress of Japan and an enjoyable visit to the "Far Eastern World".

1 folio
23 Aug 1894
CHAR 28/55/26

Summary of the ship's log for RMS Empress of Japan charting its journey from Vancouver [Canada] to Yokohama [Japan]. Includes map of the North Pacific Ocean marked in red ink.

1 folio
27 Aug 1894 - 10 Sep 1894