U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; Fuji, Mount (Japan); Meiji, Emperor of Japan, 1852-1912;
In olden days, before Japan became a powerful nation, citizens were forbidden to visit other countries. If they returned to Japan after such a visit, they were put to death.
With enlightened rule of the Emperor Meiji, such practices were...