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Ashikaga Yoshizumi Gonaisho an (Bunki ninen junigatsu nanoka)

The Kutsuki were a branch of the Sasaki family hailing from Omi Province. They served as the stewards of the Kutsuki manor in that province in the Kamakura period, and the house continued through the Warring States period and into the Edo period, when some of their members became bannermen (direct vassals of the shogun) or daimyo (provincial lords). "The archives of Kutsuki family" consist of historical documents passed down in the family through the years. The Cabinet Records Bureau purchased them from the Kutsuki in 1888. Containing more than 1,060 documents, the archives were designated an important cultural property in the first year of Heisei( 1989).
Copy of Gonaisho of Ashikaga Yoshizumi (1480-1511, the 11th shogun of Muromachi Bakufu, son of Ashikaga Masatomo), dated December 7 in the 2nd year of Bunki (1502). Nagao Mikawa Nyudo (Aritane, Sukekage), Hikan(a vassal) of Uesugi Mimbunodayu (Fusayoshi), governor of Echigo Province, seized the land of Ise Hizen-no-kami Moritane, an official of the Bakufu, by calling himself Daikan (deputy). Shogun ordered Uesugi Fusayoshi, his master, to return the seized land in Matsuyamaho (present day Tokamachi City) in Kubiki-gun of Echigo Province. Gonaisho is one of the types of Jikijo (a type of documents directly signed and issued by Shogun during the Muromachi and Edo Period). It is closer to private letter but also has a quasi-official status due to high position of the person of issue.

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