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Letter from Mustu Munemitsu, the Minister of Foriegn Affairs of Japan, to President Grover Cleveland

This item includes a translation., Translation: Mutsuhito, by the Grace of Heaven, Emperor of Japan and seated on the Throne occupied by the same Dynasty from time immemorial, to Mr. Grover Cleveland, the President of the United Sates of America, Greeting! We announce to you the termination of the mission of Tateno Gozo, Shoshii and 3rd Class of the Order of the Sacred Treasure, who resided near your Government in the capacity of Our Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, We are perfectly satisfied with the manner in which he has endeavored to strengthen the friendly relations existing between the two countries, and We feel persuaded that his efforts have also been agreeable to you. We, We avail Ourselves of this opportunity to convey to you the assurance of Our invariable esteem and friendship and to express Our sincere wish for your welfare. Given at Our Court in Tokio, this twenty-sixth day of the seventh month, the twenty-seventh year of Meiji corresponding to the two thousand five hundred and fifty-fourth year from the Coronation of the Emperor Jimmu. [L. S.] (Countersigned.) (Sign-Manual.) Mutsu Munemitsu, Minister for Foreign Affairs.
National Archives and Records Administration
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Ceremonial Letters from Japan, Communications from Heads of Foreign States, General Records of the Department of State
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