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Translation: "It is commanded that, without exception, Dutch ships arriving in Japan are free to enter any port. In the future, they should continually come and go, keeping in mind that they should not neglect this pass. The order which reads as above" dated August 24, 1609.

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First written contract between Japan and Holland. The pass indicating to trade issued to Jacques Groenenwegen and Nicolaas Puyck by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu in the year 1609.