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.

Reference code: CHAR 28/55

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Date: 1894

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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. [1894]
CHAR 28/55/2 Printed card advertising S. Iida "Takashimaya" (Karasumaru, Takatsuji, Kyoto [Japan]) manufacturers of silk goods and textiles. [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". [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. [1894]
CHAR 28/55/5 Printed card advertising Nishimura Sozayemon (Kyoto, Japan), a silk store. [1894]
CHAR 28/55/6 Printed booklet written in Japanese characters and illustrated with cartoons. [1894]
CHAR 28/55/7 Printed form completed in Japanese characters. [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. 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. 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. 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". 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 26 Sep 1894
CHAR 28/55/20 Receipt for the sum of 45 yen. [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. 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. 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". 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. 27 Aug 1894 - 10 Sep 1894