President Buchanan hosts the visiting Japanese diplomats at an official dinner
President Buchanan entertained the Japanese diplomatic mission at dinner. Also attending at a gathering of around forty people, were the Naval Commission, and several cabinet officers and their wives. (By John Osborne)
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 446.