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Hayashi Okei

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  • Titles: 図書之助 (Zusho no suke), 図書頭 (Zusho gashira)
  • Other Names: 林晃 (Hayashi Akira)
  • Japanese: 鶯渓 (Hayashi Oukei)

Hayashi Ôkei was a head of the Hayashi family of Confucian advisors to the Tokugawa shogunate. The son of Hayashi Fukusai, he is known for his involvement in compiling the Tsûkô ichiran zokushû,[1] and for his involvement otherwise in foreign translation and foreign affairs matters of the last decades of the Edo period.

References

  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 1 (1937).
  1. Miyagi Eishô 宮城栄昌, Ryûkyû shisha no Edo nobori 琉球使者の江戸上り, Tokyo: Daiichi Shobô (1982), 1-2.
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