English summary of the inventory of the archives of the Dutch factory in Japan, 1609-1860

Description of the Subordinate Components

   First period: 1609-1842

A   Archive of the Chief Factor and the Council.

II   Documents of a general character.
3-30
Resolutions and sentences.
1617-1817
 
31-46
Instructions, orders, warrants, etc., issued by G.G. & Council or by the Chief factor and the Deshima Council, with annexes (reports, petitions, musterrolls, correspondence with with the Japanese, etc.).
1647-1790
 
47-52
Instructions, regulations, etc. outside the foregoing series.
1770-1825
 
53-249
Daily records of the factory on Hirado (Firando) and on Deshima.
1633-1833
 
250-259
Secret daily records of the factory on Deshima.
1782-1814
 
Mainly about foreign ships coming to Japan. Cf. Veenhoven and the ( secret) resolutions of the years mentioned.
260-269
Daily records of the journeys to Edo.
1647-1830
 
270
Daily of Pieter Jansz. Muyser.
1628
 
Cf. Intr. par. 8, note 26.
271-274
Daily records, kept at Edo by Willem Jansz. van Amersfoort.
1631-1633
 
Willem Jansz. stayed Edo to clear up the Nuyts affair. Cf. Intr. par. 8.
275
Notes taken by the provisional Chief J. Cock Blomhoff about the affair on Deshima and about his mission to Batavia in 1813.
1809-1815
 
276-349
Registers of incoming letters and of incoming and outgoing letters from and to G.G. & Council, various Outposts and Japanese authorities.
1614-1736
 
350-355
Incoming letters from various Outposts (Taiwan, Siam, Cambodja etc.).
1624-1690
 
356-425
Incoming letters from G.G. & Council.
1654-1807
 
426-463
Incoming letters from G.G. & Council or other government authorities at Batavia and from Japanese authorities.
1800-1841
 
464-473
Secret correspondence between G.G. & Council and the factory.
1673-1807
 
474-475
Extracts from incoming and outgoing letters.
1615-1737, 1735-1750
 
476-480
Extracts concerning Japan from General Despatches of Gentlemen XVII and G.G. & Council.
1656-1768
 
481
Letters from Baron Bengoro, commander of a Russian frigate in the waters of Japan.
1771
 
482-499
Outgoing letters to G.G. & Council, various Outposts and Japanese authorities.
1623-1786
 
500-502
Outgoing letters to the factories in Siam ( 1666) and Bengal ( 1725, 1729) and to Cornelis van Reijersen.
(1623, copy of circa 1750)
 
503-528
Outgoing letters to the G.G. & Council.
1638-1809
 
529-570
Outgoing letters to the G.G. & Council or other government authorities at Batavia and to Japanese authorities.
1800-1842
 
571-590
Secret outgoing letters to G.G. & Council.
1695-1809
 
591-605
Extracts from and lists of letters, received at Batavia from the factory.
1768-1776, 1780-1806
 
606
Model for a letter to G.G. & Council.
1772