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Newspaper article dealing with the return of poor-quality nickel banks that were to be used in Korean currency.

Newspaper article dealing with the return of poor-quality nickel banks that were to be used in Korean currency.

75. Letter to William Franklin Sands from H.R. Bostwick, 05/04/1901. This letter talks about the coinage of nickels for Yi Yong Ik so that he may pay off debts to Collbran and Bostwick.

Letter from H.R. Bostwick to William Franklin Sands. The letter says Dr. Allen would like to see Hyen, and talks about a deal for Port Hamilton.

List of money owed by the Emperor of Korea to the firm of Collbran and Bostwick.

Memo of a conversation with Mr. Hyen. Deals with how the Emperor of Korea can repay Collbran and Bostwick.

Memo from H.R. Bostwick to Sands. It asks Sands what he thinks of the attached message. Attached is a message to Mr. Kang from unknown (most likely Bostwick), 04/27/1901. The letter asks Mr. Kang to inform the Emperor that his country must pay…

Letter from H.R. Bostwick to William Franklin Sands from H.R. Bostwick. Dr. Allen doesn’t want to see the Emperor of Korea until he hears from Washington. This deals with the debt owed to Collbran and Bostwick.

Memorandum of Agreement signed 04/22/1901. It is a contract covering the coinage of nickel currency by Collbran and Bostwick for the Emperor of Korea.

Letter from H.R. Bostwick to William Franklin Sands. It is a note about the money that the Emperor of Korea owes to Collbran and Bostwick.

Letters from James S. Gale to William Franklin Sands. Letters are about "Esson Third" and ridiculing him. The second letter apologizes to Sands.

Updates one events in Korea, including a fire at a mint.

List of servants on a half sheet. On the back is how much each servant cost.

Letter from E. Clerveaux to William Franklin Sands is written in French.

Invitation from the Japanese Minister and Madame Hayashi to William Franklin Sands to attend an afternoon party.

Letter from Claport [?] to William Franklin Sands. Discusses Sands visiting Pusan, a visit by Bostwick and his wife, and the troubles in the capital.

List of important figures in Korea and gives information as to their whereabouts and what they have done.

Private Cipher Code, Seoul Korea, 04/11/1901

Letter in Korean. Sands wrote its translation as “A Happy New Year vice Minister of Household Def, Yi Chi Yong.

Translation of a Korean Song

Letter from unknown to William Franklin Sands, 1900. The writer is asking if Sands can get him a pair of live swans to give to an admiral.

Letter to William Franklin Sands from E. Clerveaux [?], 10/10/1900. The letter is in French.

Letter from H. Collbran to William Franklin Sands, The letter discusses a possible American loan to Korea.

Paper titled “Reports No. 18.” This report focuses on Korean – Chinese Relations, and troubles in China. It mentions a massacre of Christians.

Written paper with code words and what they stand for.

Letter from S. Markel [?] to William Franklin Sands. He says not much is happening in China, asks for food, mentions Report No. 17, and asks for photographs.

Part of a letter from Count Okuma. The writer talks about Korean Relations with Russia, China, Japan, and the West.

Two Telegrams to William Franklin Sands from Sundins. The first talks about an attempted rescue of Tientsin, and about Chinese soldiers attacking a French Settlement. The second is a reply by Sundins during the Boxer Rebellion.

Two pages titled “Extracts from Mr. H.R. Bostwick’s Letters Dated November the 16, 1900." They mostly talk about mining.

Paper from Collbran and Bostwick titled “Regarding Imperial Bank of Dai Han – Seoul,” dated 07/27/1900.

List of different reports is given.

Report talks about Boxer Rebellion in Shang Hai, the bombardment from ships, trouble spreading, and a French Cathedral was burnt.

Ink drawing of a Chinese man, and something is written in Chinese on the back.

Letter from by S. Markel. It is a letter promising to repay Sands 2100 Yen.

Letter from Suzanne Vidal to William Franklin Sands. Sands has a note at the top requesting her to visit the Emperor because he wanted to see what a small foreign girl looked like. She replies that she will go to a private audience with the…

Letter from Min Yong So, translated, “Many thanks for your invitation. I will attend there, Min Yung So."

Letter from Yi Chong Kun translated "Sir, Herewith I send you a paper of permission for hunter Nam Tai Hei. Yours obediently, Yi Chong Kun."

Part of a letter to the American Trading Company, The letter has to do with the estate of General Le Gendre.

Letter from E. Clerveaux [?] to William Franklin Sands, the letter is in French.

Series of small notes from Collbran & Bostwick. They are notes acknowledging the receipt of money from the Seoul Electric Company.

Letter William Franklin Sands to Emperor of Korea. The letter from Sands talks about receiving a payment to cover the bills on the notes from Collbran & Bostwick.

Letter from Jordan, tells of a contract between the government of Korea and the British Merchants Murdock and Hay.

Part of an letter about a gold mine and Murdock and Hay’s involvement with the Korean Government.

Letter from Park Che Son to Jordan, 12/29. Deals with the mine, and Murdock and Hay.

Letter from William Pritchard Morgan to William Franklin Sands, Deals with a mine that Morgan is working for Murdock and Hay.

Letter from William Pritchard Morgan to William Franklin Sands, Deals with a mine that Morgan is working for Murdock and Hay.

Translation of the Information of Ping Yang Governor. Talks about some British men taking Japanese laborers to illegally dig up a mine.

Paper that Sands wrote “Monthly Expense of a Gentleman Traveling in Korea on Official Business, 1900.”

Letter to William Franklin Sands from W. Pritchard Morgan, mentions mining gold in Sunan.

Letter to the British Charge d’Affaires at Seoul. It talks about British miners arresting a government official at their mine on 2/16.
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