Translation of “Busan District Court 1935 document” (I)

Court Fees 영수필증

This translation has been done in two parts: the document (I) and the stamp (II) on the document. The document is in the revenue stamp collection of Joe Ross.

Summary of document (incl. revenue stamp)

This is form number 23/1 used to summon the defendant to come to Busan District Court in the morning of October 9th 1935. Plaintiff is Busan First Bank and the court case is about a loan. The document has registration number 2195 (year: 1935) and was issued on September 30th 1935. Park, Chosun Government court secretary, signed the document.The documentary fee was paid for by a stamp of 10 jeon.


Translation 1: document text
The text in the document is divided into individual lines. The main text should be read from top to bottom and (per vertical line of text) from right to left. The text was written in Japanese and includes Kanji/Hanja (Chinese characters).

Note on the translation: the text has not been 100% correctly translated (this would require a translator skilled at Japanese classical law texts), but it does show the general idea behind the text.

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