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Typed Preface to something. It talks about the formation of the diplomatic corps.

Suggested outline for Foreword of Korea: the Phoenix of Asia by William Franklin Sands

Letter from Devin A. Garrity to Lt. M. Frederick Nelson (USNR). Letter on behalf of William Franklin Sands and his book on Korea.

Letter from Syngman Rhee to Chairman of UN Conference. Discusses Korea's admittance to the UN, since they have met the qualifications.

Press Release from the Department of State. It lists problems in post War Korea, such as: the division caused by the Soviet occupation of the area above the 38th Parallel, the decimation caused by Japanese occupation, Korean exiles, and the rise of…

Press release from the Korean Affairs Institute, 09/01/1945, dealing with a bill that liberated Korea will present to Japan for partial payment for losses suffered in 40 years of occupation.

Letter from John Sherman to William Franklin Sands. Sherman acknowledges that Sands may have to go to Nagasaki to testify against the Japanese people who assaulted him.

Letter from Ye Chayum [?] to unknown, 04/01/1899. Allen paid a sum of $450 in silver to Ye Chayum.

Letter from Jim McMorton to William Franklin Sands. He is sending a bill against Le Gendre’s estate for use of the telegraph.

Memo about the Estate of C.W. Le Gendre. Charles W. Le Gendre was an advisor to the household of Korea. Died 09/01/1899. This has a list of things done after his death in relation to his estate

Invoice for a subscription to The Japan Daily Advertiser from 05/07/1899 – 07/09/1899.

Telegram from William Franklin Sands to the American Trading Company. “Greathouse died one to-day.”

Letter from Charles Denby to William Franklin Sands. He is asking that the passport for Mr. Leigh Hunt and family be made available.

Series of diplomatic dispatches dealing with the sale of land in Masampo, 06/29/1899 – 03/08/1900. Russians, Mr. Stein, Russian Steamship Navigation Company, Mr. Pavlow, Japan, and the Russian Trading Company are all mentioned.

Telegraph from Horace N. Allen to William Franklin Sands. Emperor wants Sands as soon as possible.

Letter from Horace N. Allen to William Franklin Sands. Allen thanks him for kind words, and wishes him luck in his new position.

Letter to William Franklin Sands from H.R. Bostwick. It is a letter about a railroad that the Seoul Electric Company built and is being threatened with destruction by the Seoul Chemulpo Railway.

Terms of an agreement in which Woo-San Mines would loan 3 Million Yen for 50 Years at 4% interest, in return, they would take part in controlling the mines.

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

Letter from L.C.P. to D.H. Blake, talks about repacking some damaged crates before reshipping.

A Second letter to Salisbury – Foreign Office – London talks about British miners arresting a government official at their mine on 2/16 and Britain’s response.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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."

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…

List of different reports is given.

Paper titled “Translation.” This paper looks at whether and how the problems in China could spread to Korea.

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

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

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.

Written paper with code words and what they stand for.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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