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The United States and several European powers sign a joint trade agreement with Japan.

South and East Asia, 1866, zoomable map
06/25/1866

The governments of the United States, Great Britain, France, and Holland signed a joint trade agreement with the Empire of Japan.  The convention reformed the tariffs then in force, provided for Japanese government import warehouses in Yokohama and Nagasaki, and lifted restrictions on Japanese subjects in dealing with foreign merchants.  (By John Osborne)

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"Japan," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 416-417.

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