Due to the People

Mountains are verdant due to their trees. Countries are prosperous due to their people.
The Second Year of Ansei, The 13th of September. “Letter in return to Yanosuke”

20日人を以て
山は樹を以て茂り、国は人を以て盛なりと。
安政二年九月十三日「矢之介に復する書」

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