Mr. Bingham to Mr. Frelinghuysen.
Tokio, November 29, 1882. (Received Dec. 26.)
Sir: Herewith I have the honor to inclose a translation, as published in the Japan Daily Mail, of the new treaty recently concluded, ratified, and exchanged between the Governments of Japan and Corea.
You will observe that in this treaty as published there is no mention of the $550,000 indemnity which Corea covenanted to pay to Japan. It is reported that this Government in consideration of the poverty of Corea has remitted the indemnity, or postponed for a term of years its payment.
I have, &c.,