Text begins: Von Gottes Gnaden Wir Anthon Ulrich, Hertzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg, &c. Fügen hiemit zu wissen, Ob zwar Unsers in Gott ruhenden Herren Vatters Gnaden hochlöblicher Gedächtniss, nicht allein in anno 1651. gnädigst verordnet, dass innerhalb drey Jahren die wüste Höfe im Lande wieder bebauet ... Brunswick Pamphlets. box 5 no. 36 PU Brunswick Pamphlets. box 5 no. 37 PU Brunswick Pamphlets. box 5 no. 38 PU
Title devised by cataloger from content. Text dated and located at end: Geben in Unserer Residentz-Vestung Wolffenbüttel, den 27. Martii, Anno 1705. Signatures: )(⁴. Without pagination. Initials. Signed "Anthon Ulrich" with locus sigilli at end of text. A variant lacks signature and locus sigilli.
Culture Class Collection copies 1, 2, and 3 are box 5, no. 36, 37, and 38 respectively, in a collection of early modern German legal pamphlets and broadsides issued in Braunschweig or (later) the Napoleonic kingdom of Westphalia. Culture Class Collection copy 1 has ms. foliation ("391" through "394[?]") in outer head corner of each leaf; leaves closely cropped with damage to ms. foliation. Culture Class Collection copy 2 has ms. transcription of date of promulgation ("27 Mar[...] 1705") in tail margin of leaves )(1r and )(4v; ms. foliation ("54." through "57.") in outer head corners of each leaf. Culture Class Collection copy 3 is variant without signature and locus sigilli. Culture Class Collection copy 3 has ms. numeral ("132.") with line above it in left portion of head margin of leaf )(1r; ms. inscription in right portion of head margin of leaf )(1r; lengthy mostly illegible ms. inscription titled "Edictum" with three enumerated sections on leaf )(4v.