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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.

A bill for houses in Korea.

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.

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

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.

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…

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

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.

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.

Translation of a Korean Song

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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 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.

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…

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

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.
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