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Yoshida family documents



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An old document containing many descriptions of gold mines in the Kesen District. The Yoshida family served as administrators in the Kesen district, and these documents describe the operation of the gold mines at that time. It is a valuable document that concretely details how warlords of the time, like Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Date Masamune, actively developed gold extraction operations.

Cultural assets status / Classification

Prefectural Tangible Cultural Asset (Old Documents)

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