A translation into Japanese of a letter from Sir James Stirling, H.M.S. 'Winchester', to the Governor of Nagasaki [Mizuno Tadanori], 7 September 1854, labelled in Parkes' hand 'Sir J. Stirling Treaty(?) &c(?)'.
Parkes 13/1 was published in 'Dai Nihon Komonzyo-Bakumatu Gaikoku Kankei Monzyo' ['Ancient Japanese Documents-Documents on late-Tokugawa Foreign Relations'] (Tokyo), vol. 7, 1914, pp. 214-216. An extract from an English version of the document was published in 'Correspondence Respecting the Late Negotiation with Japan' (London, 1856) (Command Paper-Accounts and Papers, 2077), pp. 2-3. Extracts from both the English and Japanese versions were published as appendices to W.G. Beasley, 'The Language Problem in the Anglo-Japanese Negotiations of 1854', in 'Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London', vol. XIII, part 3 (London, 1950), pp. 746-758.