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 By David Murray, Kentaro Kaneko, Albert White Vorse


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By David Murray
, Kentaro Kaneko
, Albert White Vorse
Published 1906
Russo-Japanese War, 1904

567 pages
Original from Harvard University
Digitized Sep 11, 2007
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The chapters containing the record of the last fifteen years, including the events of the Russo-Japanese war of 1904-05, have been prepared by Albert White Vorse. cf. Publishers note.


ainos, yezo, kurile
jimmu, nintoku, yamato
kojiki, daijin, tenno
yoritomo, kiyomori, minamoto
hojo, ashikaga, tokimasa
nobunaga, hideyoshi, shogun
hideyoshi, taiko, nobunaga
daimyos, tokugawa, tons burthen
choshu, satsuma, ronins
saigo, choshu, aizu
yamaji, yuen, kaiping
kuropatkin, kuroki, nogi
manchuria, chemulpo, yalu
kiau, mongolians, commodore
hojo, shino, tokimune
kiyomori, kudara, yoshitsune
tokimasa, daigo, nitta
akechi, hidetsugu, odawara
mitsunari, kiyomasa, fushimi
amakusa, arima, geerts
kurino, komura, imperial russian
tokugawa, spania, tons burthen
shimoda, hakodate, bakufu
shimonoseki, shimazu, legation
hitotsubashi, kamon, saigo
aizu, echizen, owari
yamaji, yuen, kaiping
kurino, corea, corean

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by David Murray, Kentaro Kaneko, Albert White Vorse - Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905 - 1906 - 567 pages
The chapters containing the record of the last fifteen years, including the events of theRusso-Japanese war of 1904-05, have been prepared by Albert White Vorse. cf.
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Izumo - Page 64
he was sent to worship at the temple of the deities of Izumo, and how he miraculously attained the power of speech and was brought back to his father. ...
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Kyoto - Page 27
In the regions about Kyoto and in the western portions of the Main island the prevalence.
more pages: 200
Kamakura - Page 157
Children of the imperial house or of the family of Fujiwara were sent to Kamakura to become shoguns. And now at last the Hojo regency had by ...
more pages: 159
Hyuga - Page 30
They may have marched across the island or skirted around its southern cape and spread themselves out in the province of Hyuga, where in the Japanese ...
more pages: 50
Kagoshima - Page 201
After much fighting the Satsuma troops were at last driven into the castle of Kagoshima, and it only remained for Hideyoshi to capture this stronghold ...
more pages: 200
Hirado - Page 299
Having arranged to his great satisfaction this important matter he returned to Hirado, where he established a factory to serve as the basis for future ...
more pages: 176
Osaka - Page 377
After discussion and consideration it was determined that the emperor should make his residence not in Osaka, which would have been a great and ...
more pages: 338
Nagasaki - Page 336
Alcock had just returned by an overland journey from Nagasaki, and with a number of other Englishmen was domiciled in the legation. ...
more pages: 178
Yokohama - Page 342
On the afternoon of the day on which the Satsuma train left Yedo, a small riding party left Yokohama for the village of Kawasaki, on a visit to the ...
more pages: vi
Hakodate - Page 324
They each provided for admission to two ports : The American treaty to Shimoda and Hakodate; the English treaty to Nagasaki and Hakodate; the Russian ...
more pages: 353
Mutsu - Page 16
After the close of the war of restoration in 1868, the large territories in the north of the Main island represented by the provinces of Mutsu and ...
more pages: 145
Odawara - Page 206
progress of the siege, it is said that he and leyasu were standing in a watch tower which they had built on the heights above the castle of Odawara. ...
more pages: 207
Yamato - Page 56
regarded by Japanese historians as the beginning of the empire, and the present era1 is reckoned from this establishment of a capital in Yamato. ...
more pages: 58
Dewa - Page 16
the large territories in the north of the Main island represented by the provinces of Mutsu and Dewa, which had been conquered from the Ainos, ...
more pages: 145
Seoul - Page 405
There was a Chinese force at Asan on the bay of Chemulpo southwest of Seoul; and on the 2ist of July the Chinese Government began to send transports ...
more pages: 402
Tsushima - Page 53
a district of the island of Tsukushi, lying on the northwest coast facing Tsushima and the peninsula of Korea, and bordering on the straits of the ...
more pages: 215
Tokyo - Page 452
The Japanese people had hoped for an indemnity and the whole of Sakhalin, and in Tokyo there were serious riots. ...
more pages: 123
Shimonoseki - Page 201
In due time, January 22d, Hideyoshi himself, with his main army, consisting of 130000 men, left Osaka, marching by land to Shimonoseki, and from this ...
more pages: 347
Takamatsu - Page 190
The most remarkable achievement was the capture of the castle of Takamatsu, in the province of Sanuki. This castle was built with one side protected ...
more pages: 193
Yamaguchi - Page 178
arising out of the contests between Mori of Choshu and the rival house interfered with the propagation of Christianity both in Yamaguchi and Kyoto. ...
more pages: 176
Sakai - Page 178
By his influence the work in Kyoto was temporarily abandoned and the fathers resorted to Sakai, a seaport town not fai from Osaka, where a branch ...
more pages: 294
Gifu - Page 197
He had command of troops in Echizen, and Nobutaka was governor of the castle of Gifu in the province of Mino. The campaign was a short and decisive ...
more pages: 8
Sendai - Page 16
The northern boundary of the empire was indicated by a line across the Main island from Sendai bay to a place on the west coast nearly corresponding ...
more pages: 124
Nagato - Page 231
He was suffered to retain of all his rich inheritance only Suo and Nagato. Several of the leaders were captured, among whom were Mitsunari, Konishi, ...
more pages: 176
Vladivostok - Page 431
From Vladivostok a Russian squadron of four cruisers ranged along the Korean coast, sank a Jap-anese vessel at Gensan, and a Japanese transport, ...
more pages: 462
Harima - Page 190
Their first move-ment was against the strongholds of the province of Harima, which he reduced. We for the first time find mention in this campaign of ...
more pages: 102
Peking - Page 413
The road to Peking, which the Japanese ardently desired to capture, would thus be greatly shortened. The entrances of the bay, at the east and west of ...
more pages: 217
Taku - Page 425
In every engagement the Japanese troops were to the fore: they were first to enter Taku and Tsin, and voluntarily undertook the assault upon the most ...
more pages: 413
Hojo - Page 159
He was bitterly disappointed that he could not bring his force in time to share in the attack upon the hateful Hojo capital. ...
more pages: 157
Manila - Page 295
For it so happened that the governor of Manila was on his way to Nova Spania ' in a large ship of one thousand tons burthen, and was wrecked on the ...
more pages: 247
Nogi - Page 445
The Japanese centre had resisted the Russian assaults, and the entire Russian line was changed to confront Nogi, who was closing in upon it. ...
Nagoya - Page 221
Much of the time during which the war lasted he sat in his temporary palace at Nagoya in Hizen, waiting eagerly for news from his armies. ...
Ashikaga - Page 160
He received the imperial commission to punish Ashikaga and marched with his army upon him in the province of Totomi. ...
more pages: 161
Otsu - Page 72
At Otsu, a village on the coast of Owari bay, he recovered the sword which he had left on his way to the East. In his painful journey he sat down ...
Shimabara - Page 260
Ashizuka and a few followers succeeded in breaking into the castle of Shimabara and seizing the arms and ammunition and provisions which were stored ...
Shizuoka - Page 271
He gathered scholars about him at Fushimi, at Yedo, and after his retirement at Shizuoka (Sumpu). He favored education and encouraged the daimyos to ...
more pages: 291
Kawasaki - Page 342
On the afternoon of the day on which the Satsuma train left Yedo, a small riding party left Yokohama for the village of Kawasaki, on a visit to the ...
Kumamoto - Page 391
The rebels had besieged Kumamoto and had already reduced it to great straits. But the imperial forces came in time to its relief. ...
more pages: 390
Yokosuka - Page 296
James Walter of Yokohama on a beautiful hill near Yokosuka, where both he and his Japanese wife lie buried. His will, which was deposited in the ...
more pages: 295
Nobeoka - Page 391
their celestial ancestor was fabled to have descended upon the Japanese islands.1 Their last stand was at Nobeoka in the northeast corner of Hyuga. ...
Kumano - Page 54
about the wild boar which came out of the mountains near Kumano, before which Prince Jimmu and all his warriors fell down in a faint; ...
Shanghai - Page 6
The lines of steamers from Shanghai and Nagasaki to the various ports on the Main island, and numberless smaller craft in every direction, ...
more pages: 343
Choshi - Page 10
receiving many tributaries, attains a breadth of more than a mile, and with a current much narrowed, empties into the Pacific ocean at Choshi point. ...
Fukuoka - Page 232
The Kuroda family re-ceived as its inheritance a portion of the province of Chikuzen with its capital at Fukuoka, which it held until the abolition of ...
more pages: 390
Kaga - Page 247
Takeyama, who had already been banished by Taiko Sama to the prov-ince of Kaga, was ordered to leave the country. ...
more pages: 392
Hakone - Page 10
4400 feet ; and Hakone lake near Yokohama is 2400 feet. Owing to the narrowness of the Main island, there are no rivers of a large size. ...
more pages: 139
Tomioka - Page 260
But Shiro and his enthusiastic followers resolved to attack the castle of Tomioka situated on the north-west coast of Amakusa. ...
Patan - Page 294
The captain got permission to sail in a Japanese junk to Patan, where he hoped to meet Dutch vessels. Adams himself was kept about the shogun's court, ...
Toyo - Page 52
They marched first through the country called Toyo, which was a luxuriant and fertile re-gion on the northeast part of the island. ...
Kawachi - Page 129
It originated in the province of Kawachi. The most noted representative of this family was Sugawara Michizane, who was first con-spicuous as the ...
Fukui - Page 163
Griffis says that when he resided in Fukui in AD 1871— more than five hundred years after the event,—he saw the grave of the heroic Nitta almost daily ...
more pages: 162
Kuwana - Page 370
After the envoys had gone his friends raised sus-picions in his mind concerning his personal safety. The daimyos of Aizu and Kuwana offered to accom- ...
Takaoka - Page 58
The Emperor Suizei, it is said, occupied a palace at Takaoka, in Kazuraki, in the province of Yamato. This palace was not far from that occupied by ...
Moscow - Page 488
The first "yellow peril" in history was the invasion of Europe by the Mongolians in the year 1241 AD Penetrating to Moscow, they continued their march ...
Yamagata - Page 420
There succeeded a Conservative gov-ernment, with Yamagata as Minister President, which lasted until 1900, when Ito was again called to face the Boxer ...
Karatsu - Page 259
which lies directly opposite to the pro-vince of Arima, also joined in this rising, owing to their discontent against the daimyo of Karatsu. ...
Kobe - Page 423
One of these yards, the Kawasaki, at Kobe, ultimately built a plant capable of turning out ships of 20000 tons. In the government yards, also, ...
Ishikari - Page 7
The most important is the Ishikari which empties into Ishikari bay. The valley of this river is the most rich and fertile part of the island. ...
Hikone - Page 333
The prime minister and the head of the bakufu party was li Kamon-no-kami,1 the daimyo of Hikone in the prov-ince of Mino. ...
Harbin - Page 445
and the entire Russian force, except the centre under General Lincvitch, became a disor-ganized body of fugitives driven back upon Harbin. ...
Fukushima - Page 229
To Fukushima was given the command of the vanguard. The principal army was divided into two parts, one of which was to march along the Tokaido under ...
Settsu - Page 16
Yamashiro, Yamato, Kawachi, Izumi, and Settsu ; Tokaidd, or eastern sea circuit, 15 provinces; Tozando, or eastern mountain circuit, eight provinces; ...
Daigo - Page 130
Kwambaku found means to lead him to abdicate in favor of his son, who became the sixtieth emperor, and is known under the historic name of Daigo. ...
Itami - Page 185
He was aided in his resistance by Asai Nagamasa, the governor of the castle of Itami in the province of Omi. An attempt had been made by Nobunaga to ...
Kofu - Page 243
Again in 1607 leyasu, who was then at Kofu in the province of Kai awaiting the completion of his castle at Yedo, expressed a desire to see the ...
Nishinomiya - Page 194
At Nishinomiya in this journey Hideyoshi, when in advance of his body-guard, was attacked by a band of the assassins. ...
Dazaifu - Page 130
So he had him sent in a kind of honorable banish-ment to Dazaifu, the seat of the vice-royalty of the island of Kyushu. ...
Moriya - Page 106
The leader of the former party was Umako now the prime-minister, while the opponents of Buddhism were led by Moriya. ...
Akashi - Page 241
Take- yaina, whom the Jesuit fathers designate as Justo Ucondono, carried out in his territory at Akashi a system of bitter persecution. ...
Ruutia - Page 529
Recognition by Japan of Russia's special interests in Manchuria and of the right of Ruutia to take such measures as may be necessary for the ...
Rome - Page 203
embassy to Lisbon, Madrid, and Rome had directed the attention of the whole religious world to the triumphs which the Jesuits were making in Japan. ...
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Kibi - Page 53
Then they skirted along the north coast of the Inland sea to Takashima in the province of Kibi. Thence they crept with their awkward boats east-ward ...
Darmstadt - Page 533
He answered that he had submitted the telegram to the Emperor, and that before his departure from Darmstadt, he sent under an Imperial order ...
Panama - Page 295
Finally it was given to all the Spanish provinces extending on the Pacific coast from Panama to Van Couver's island. ...
London - Page 296
His will, which was deposited in the archives of the East India Company in London, divided Ms estate equally between his Japanese and English families ...
more pages: 397
San Francisco - Page 311
It was an early scheme to run a line of steamers from San Francisco to the newly opened ports of China. To Hongkong the ...
Amsterdam - Page 336
Heusken, who was then living at Amsterdam in Holland. The next circumstance which awakened universal attention was an attack made on the British ...
Vienna - Page 523
In case of his journey to Vienna and Rome, he may also visit a certain foreign country and would be liable to be frequently interrupted in the ...
Melbourne - Page 423
one of which, the Nippon-Yusen Kaisha, had developed services of commodious steamers to Bombay, London, Antwerp, Hong Kong, Seattle, and Melbourne. ...
Philadelphia - Page 249
Benjamin Smith Lyman, of Philadelphia. Warenius was a Lutheran, and need not be suspected of being prejudiced in favor of the Jesuits. ...
Seattle - Page 423
one of which, the Nippon-Yusen Kaisha, had developed services of commodious steamers to Bombay, London, Antwerp, Hong Kong, Seattle, and Melbourne. ...
Prague - Page 254
Mathia Tanner, SJ, in his History of the Martyrs of Japan, published in Prague, 1675, gives minute accounts of many martyrdoms. ...
Pembroke - Page 560
Pembroke, an American ship, fired upon at Shimono:-eki, 346 Perry, Commodore, entrusted with an expedition to Japan, 312 ; his preparations, ...
Portsmouth, NH - Page 566
Peace conference at Portsmouth, NH, 450 Peking, siege of, 425 Ping-yang, captured, 406, 407 Port Arthur, advance against, 410; strength of, ...