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Historic Japanese Mission meets in Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Secretary of State

Japanese Mission to the United States, May 1860
05/16/1860
The Japanese Mission to the United States had arrived in Washington, D.C. the previous day and at noon on this following day were received at the State Department by Secretary of State Cass.  Gifts, documents, and pleasantries were exchanged and arrangements for the party to meet President Buchanan at the White House the following day were confirmed.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 414. 

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