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Red Seal license by Tokugawa Ieyasu

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Acquired: March 21, 2008
Acquired from: The Netherlands

The sail permit Tokugawa Ieyasu issued to the Dutch mission that arrived in 1609. The permit guaranteed Dutch ships could call at any Japanese port.

Hirado Dutch Trading Post
Nagasaki Prefecture, Hirado City, Ookubo, 2477
TEL. 0950-26-0636 FAX. 0950-26-0638 E-mail: shokan1639@matsura.or.jp