Collection

Letter by Tokugawa Ieyasu to Ii Naomasa

Letter by Tokugawa Ieyasu to Ii Naomasa
Cultural Asesets designated by the Hikone City government,Shiga Prefecture
Sheet, ink on paper
Edo period, dated 12th day of 1th month of Tensho11(1583)

A letter to Naomasa, first head of Ii family, from Tokugawa Ieyasu, written in his own hand. In the letter, Ieyasu orders Naomasa to contribute troops to his campaign of Shinano Province. It is believed that Naomasa sent a troop led by Kimata Morikatsu, who later became karo of the Ii clan, in response to this request.

Related Work

HOME >Collection > Letter by Tokugawa Ieyasu to Ii Naomasa