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Bidding Information
Lot #    8811
Auction End Date    1/11/2005 10:15:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Acta Commisionis
Author    [Ms. - Community - Legal]
City    Moritzburg
Publication Date    1770-72
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [1], 36, 9 pp., 346:214 mm., light age staining, ink on paper, signed, dated, and sealed several times.
          
Detailed
Description
   Transcript of a lawsuit against several Polish Jews and the owner of a tavern for taxes and fees levied for the use of roads. The document prepared in Hayn and Moritzburg contains several additional accusations and contains affidavits and statements by officials. Moritzburg is a chateau or castle completely surrounded by a lake built in the 16th century by Friedrich August I, who was reputed to have fathered over 600 children! In any event this historic document sheds light on the conditions suffered by the Jews under the German rulers.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
Other:    Decree
  
Kind of Judaica