Hibetsu No. 133
On the matter of erecting markers
Kuba and Uotsuri Islands located to the northwest of the Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa Prefecture used to be uninhabited islands, but recently people have been going to these islands to attempt fishery and other pursuits. Since this activity needs to be controlled, the Governor of the Prefecture has reported that the Prefecture has an intention to make the islands as the jurisdictional area of the Prefecture and to erect markers [on the islands]. I would therefore like to have [the Prefecture] erect the markers in accordance with the report, in recognition that the islands belong to the Prefecture.
I request Cabinet meeting on the above.
January 12, 1895
Viscount Yasushi NOMURA, Minister of Home Affairs (seal)
Hibetsu No. 133 / On the matter of erecting markers
Hibetsu No. 133
|Document title||Hibetsu No. 133 / On the matter of erecting markers|
|Date created (Western calendar)||January 12, 1895|
|Date created (Japanese era)||January 12, Meiji 28|
|Author(s) / Editor(s)||>Viscount Yasushi NOMURA, Minister of Home Affairs|
|Name of publication||Erect markers on Kuba and Uotsuri Islands located to the northwest of Yaeyama Islands in Okinawa Prefecture|
|Content||A document dated January 12, 1895, prepared by the Minister of Home Affairs for submission to the Cabinet when responding to the report of November 2nd, 1893, submitted to the Minister of Home Affairs by the Governor of Okinawa Prefecture, stating the wish to incorporate the Senkaku Islands into the prefecture. The Minister of Home Affairs made the submission with the aim of granting the Governor's wish to incorporate the islands into the prefecture, because in recent years people had started attempting fishery operations around the islands, which had been uninhabited until then.
Home Ministry stationery.
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