14 September


A royal decree is issued prohibiting the Governors and the Captain-General from opening letters addressed to private persons.


Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu writes Governor Rodrigo de Vivero that in Japan, there are neither robbers nor bad men and that if the Japanese in the Philippines commit any form of injustice, Governor Vivero should put them to death.


The historic galleon trade between the Philippines and Mexico is ended.