建武四年十月廿一日 橘重氏 状
Tannowa Shigeuji petition for reward (gunchūjō ) of the twenty-first day of the tenth month of the fourth year of the Kenmu era (1337). Monogrammed by a certain Kunitoshi. Northern Court era name.
Suketarō Shigeuji, of Tannowa in the Province of Izumi, states the following military service:
Above have been made clear the details of the battles as well as our participation thereto; should you check with allies (mikata) or comrades (bōhai) you shall find no reason to disbelieve this account. As such, we respectfully request that you swiftly appose your seal so that this document can serve as a proof in the future. Is it to hope that you will reveal the content of this report to the general I humbly appeal to you.
Tenth month, twenty first day, fourth year of Kenmu (1337)
Reported by Tachibana no Shigeuji
Received and approved by Kunitoshi [monogram]
Respectfully forwarded to: The Office of the Commissioners