I Wish to Cause Change

Now, together with you all, I wish to cause change in our Matsumoto Town. We should hold these good words as our creed. Do not forget them.
The Third Year of Ansei, The Tenth of June. “Minutes of the Lecturer.”

24日風化を起さんと欲す
今諸君と松本村の風化を起さんと欲す。宜しく此の語を以て令甲となすべし。遺忘することなかれ。
安政三年六月十日「講孟劄記」