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    Archive of 17th and 18th Century German Documents. A group of eight documents including a one page document, 7.75" x 12.5", undated, German text, signed "Melchior Otto Bishoff zue Bamberg", to the Duke of Saxony, toned with the usual folds, else very good; a one page document, 8" x 12.25", dated 1807, signed by the Count von Brandenburg, Prussian Minister of State, with fold creases and toned, else very good; a one page document, 7.75" x 12.25", dated August 29, 1631, German text, signed by Duke Bernhard of Saxony, toned with the usual folds, else good; a one page document, 8.75" x 13.5", dated December 20, 1759, German text, signed Alexander Margrave of Ansbach to Ludwig VIII, wishing him new year's greetings, with some splits at the folds, toned, else very good; a one page journeyman appointment, 8" x 13", March 25, 1817, German text, signed by the Duke of Mecklenburg, with the usual folds, some staining, else very good; a one page document, 8" x 13", dated December 22, 1629, German text, signed by Anselmus Fransciscus to the Duke of Bavaria, fold creases, some toning and chipping at the edges, else very good; a one page document, 16.5" x 12", dated March 20, 1694, German text, from the court of Friedrich III, toned and folded, else good; and a portion of a document, 13" x 15.25", on vellum, German text, exhibiting beautifully intricate calligraphy work with some color accents, most suitable for framing and the remnant in very good condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.


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