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Hasegawa Heizo

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Hasegawa Heizô was a Tokugawa shogunate official. In 1787-1788, he served as the hitsuke tôzoku aratame kata (火付盗賊改方), the chief official overseeing the apprehension of arsonists, thieves, and gamblers.

Heizô is the protagonist of a novel by Ikenami Shôtarô.

References

  • Ono Masako, Tomita Chinatsu, Kanna Keiko, Taguchi Megumi, "Shiryô shôkai Kishi Akimasa bunko Satsuyû kikô," Shiryôhenshûshitsu kiyô 31 (2006), 243.
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