Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/Z 104
TitleJapanese Temple certificate
Extent2 items
DescriptionCertificate, dated April 1797, certifying that Kesa, daughter of Yozaemon of the village of Tatsuhara in county of Oita, Nobeoka Fief, is a believer in the Zen Sect. With a typescript explanatory note.

The explanatory note includes a translation into English of the certificate. It indicates that the certificate is an example of those issued by local temples after the Shogunate Government ordered that Christianity be suppressed.
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