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Once a Week (magazine)/Series 1/Volume 3/Japanese fragments - Part 4

JAPANESE FRAGMENTS.

BY CAPTAIN SHERARD OSBORN, R.N.

 

CHAPTER IV.

European relations with Japan appear to have culminated about 1577; then it is that we read of that embassy to Rome, which is the only one on record, previous to the one that has recently reached the United States. The envoys on that occasion did not, however, come from the emperor, but from the almost independent princes of Bungo, Arima, and Oruma. We gather that this embassy sailed from Nangasaki, and, after many dangers, Page:ONCE A WEEK JUL TO DEC 1860.pdf/210 Page:ONCE A WEEK JUL TO DEC 1860.pdf/211 Page:ONCE A WEEK JUL TO DEC 1860.pdf/212 Page:ONCE A WEEK JUL TO DEC 1860.pdf/213