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.

IV   Trade and domestic affairs.
659-664
Reports and memoranda on trade in Japan.
1743-1808
 
665-673
Yearly reports of the retiring Opperhoofden to G.G. & Council about trade during their period in office.
1663/4-1746/7, 1785/6-1791/2
 
674-682
Yearly reports on the book-keeping of the factory.
1730/1-1805/6
 
683-716
Yearly reports of the Opperhoofden to government authorities at Batavia about trade on Deshima.
1799/1800-1842
 
717-760
Lists of cash money and goods in store.
1620-1622, 1749-1800, 1764-1833, 1790-1796
 
761
Cancelled.
762-816
Invoices of incoming and outgoing cargoes.
1621-1795
 
817-822
Bills of lading.
1645-1795
 
823-828
Reports on cargoes.
1652-1775
 
829-974
Trade journals.
1620/1-1807/8
 
975-1120
Ledgers.
1624/5-1807/8
 
1121-1157
Price lists; accounts of profit-and-loss.
1686-1822
 
1158-1160
Sales-books.
1722-1747
 
1161-1305
Accounts of the money expended on the journey to Edo and on gifts for Japanese authorities.
1642/3-1818
 
1306-1347
Accounts of the money expended on victuals etc.
1752/3-1794/5
 
1348-1354
Various expense-accounts.
1759-1826
 
1355-1405
Lists of trade goods demanded by the factory from Batavia.
1750-1807
 
1406
Estimates of goods to be imported.
1769-1780
 
1407-1422
Lists of goods demanded by Japanese authorities.
1785, 1809-1829
 
With drawings and samples of textile. The lists for 1830-1842 as annexes to inv. nrs. 704-716
1423-1463
Various documents concerning trade.
1800-1842
 
Cf. Intr. par. 12.
1464
Fragment of a trade-book with various notes and a translation of inv. nr. 635.
(circa 1720)
 
1465
Documents concerning Japanese copper, with samples of copper and bamboo.
(circa 1788) - (circa 1820)
 
1466
Documents concerning trade with the American ship "The Eliza of New York" under command of captain W.R. Stewart.
1797-1800
 
1466a.
Incoming documents concerning the divingbell for the pearl-fishery that was presented to the Shogun in 1834.
1833-1834
 
With drawings.