The 1859 Treaty of Amity and Commerce established the first American legation in Japan at the Zenpuku-ji Temple (Pruyn's designation: Semphufugee). Townsend Harris (1804-1878) was the first American consul-general. Albanian, Robert Hewson Pruyn … Learn More
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