瑞穂町図書館/温故知新 ― 瑞穂町を旅する地域資料

瑞穂町文化財

瑞穂町指定文化財  Designated Cultural Properties by Mizuho-machi

新田願地仲間證文東善院出入證文
(新田願地仲間證文)
(Business agreement for new rice field land application)
(東善院出入證文)
(Tozenin revenue and expenditures record)
開発褒美金請書
(開発褒美金請書)
(Development money receipt)

<所在地 瑞穂町長岡長谷部><Location: Nagaoka Hasebe, Mizuho-machi>
 長谷部(良)家文書は、享保年間から幕末に至る新田開発文書で、整理済みのもの160点である。享保期、新田開発の典型的な姿が同家の文書から浮彫りにされ、開発人の意欲や百姓仲間請新田の形成過程等明らかとなる。The ancient rice field development documents of the Hasebe (Ryo) family stretch from the Kyoho era to the late Edo period, and include 160 organized documents.The documents depict a typical experience from the Kyoho era new rice field development, including the developer's enthusiasm and business agreements with peasants showing the process of the formation of the rice fields.
 特に貴重なものは、次の資料である。
① 新田願地仲間証文 享保9年(1724年)8月、吉左衛門、勘次郎兄弟が七百町歩の地域を開発しようという願いの証文。
② 開発井戸関係文書 享保19年(1734年)に上坂安左衛門、延享元年に川崎平右衛門の役所へ出した文書。
③ 開発地売渡証文等 売渡しと買受けに関する文書で、旺盛な商業的意欲が感じられる。
④ 寺社関係文書 愛宕神社勧請(かんじょう)関係、引寺に関する運動の記録、東善院出入問題等、勘次郎の執念がこもる。
⑤ 大岡越前守より開発褒美金五両頂戴の請書 享保14年(1729年)、名主勘次郎等が南町奉行に差出したもの。
The following documents are especially valuable.
1. New Rice Field Land Application Business Agreement - August 1724. This document shows the brothers Kichizaemon and Kanjiro Hasebe's request to develop approx. 700 hectares.
2. Documents related to well development - These documents were submitted to the offices of Yasuzaemon Uezaka in 1734 and Heiemon Kawasaki in 1744.
3. Documents related to the sale and transfer of development land - These documents relate to the sale and purchase of the land, exhibiting a powerful commercial motivation.
4. Temple and shrine documents - These documents show Kanjiro's tenacity, and include records related to praying for a deity to come to Atago Shrine, records related to the effort to bring a temple to the town, and issues related to the revenue and expenditures of Tozenin Temple.
5. Documentation of the receipt of development money from Ooka, the governor of Echizen - These documents were submitted by Kanjiro, the head of the village, to the magistrate of Minami-machi.