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Japan pays an indemnity Britain demanded for attacks on its people and property in the country

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06/24/1863
The day before the Imperially decreed deadline for the expulsion of all foreigners from Japan, officials attempted to placate British rage at the development by suddenly paying £110,000 previously demanded for the earlier killing of a British national and damage to the British Legation.  The event did not prevent the serious international incidents which were to follow.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Gopal Kshetry, Foreigners in Japan: A Historical Perspective (New York: Xlibris Corporation, 2008), np.

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