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    Empress Wilhelmina Amalia Manuscript Letter Signed "Amalia" in Latin, one page, 8" x 12". Vienna, January 7, 1713. Integral leaf addressed to Count Carl Ferdinand. Not translated. In 1699, Wilhelmina Amalia married Joseph who succeeded his father as Holy Roman Emperor in 1705; she became Empress. After her husband's death in 1711 she lived secluded in a wing of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. Her titles are at the head of the letter: Holy Roman Empress, Hungary and Bohemia, Archduchess of Austria, Brunswick-Lüneburg. Royal seal and ribbon affixed to address leaf with red wax. Fine condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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