註1：此為書信譯文，由包樂史翻譯：「The best [way] is to submit to the laws of these Asian countries we deem it to be much better for us to be subjected to the laws and customs of those lands than to resort to arms, as long as it is tolerable and one can still trade profitably there.」 Leonard Blussé, Amongst Feigned Friends and Declared Enemies，原文出自Manuscript H45, KITLV. Patriase Missive of 19 September 1633.
註2：此為書信譯文，由Adam Clulow翻譯：「I, emperor and king of Japan, sned my greetings to the king of Holland (Coninck van Hollat) who has contacted me from such far lands. I am very pleased with the letter and the offering of Your Majesty’s Friendship. I wish our lands lay closer to each other so that we may maintain and increase our newly commenced friendship…」Adam Clulow, The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan, New York: Columbia University Press, 2013, pp. 53. 原文出自崇傳著，村上直次郎譯，《異國往復書翰集.增訂異國日記抄》，1911，2-3