ORIGINAL TITLE Title: Promise of Conversion from and Renunciation of Christianity
PRONUNCIATION: Promise of Conversion from and Renunciation of Christianity
MATERIAL: Hand-Written/Painted
TYPE: Letter
DIMENSIONS: Each letter measures 12 1/4 X 17 1/3 inches
COMPONENTS: 3 letters
CONDITION: Fine calligraphy, good shape for the age.
priceInfo: 6/22/16
ITEM ID: 3680

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Japanese Hand-Written Manuscript Letter Archive

DATE
Decade: 1840s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)
Notes: Dated (Tempo 11) 1840, (Tempo 11) 1840, & (Tempo 12) 1841.

Addressed to Nagaoka.  Christianity was outlawed in Japan during the Edo period, often with the punishment of death unless renounced.