May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 47

Price Realized: $ 344
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
FRIEDRICH WILHELM; KURFÜRST VON BRANDENBURG. Letter Signed, to "the Governor, President, Vice-Chancellor and Councilmen of Halberstadt," in German, ordering a prompt response to the petition from the villages of Zilly, Häuser, and Athenstedt, who claim they have not been able to obtain justice and are threatened with ruin after their property was improperly seized. 2 pages, folio, with integral address leaf; chipping to lower edge, evenly toned, few scattered tiny holes (with minor loss), some loss to seal. "Cölln" [Berlin], 6 November 1671...

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". . . [P]etitioners, insofar as they have a right to litigate, might have a legal remedy through restitution of the securities and have no further cause to trouble us again. . . ."