Franklin

Von Gottes Gnaden, Carl, Herzog zu Braunschweig und Lüneburg &c. &c. Da auf dem letzten Landtage unter andern beschlossen ist, die hiesigen Landesrechte in ein eigenes Gesetzbuch zusammentragen zu lassen, so ist nöthig von allen den Gewohnheiten, welche eine gesetzliche Kraft in Unsern Landen erhalten haben, genaue Kenntniss zu nehmen.

Author/Creator:
Braunschweig (Duchy)
Other Title:
Brunswick Pamphlets. box 29 no. 29 PU
Publication:
[Braunschweig? : s.n., 1770]
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
[4] p. ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Fingerprint:
0.st n-r- enol u-bt (C) 1770 (Q)
Subjects:
Law -- Germany -- Braunschweig -- Early works to 1800.
Braunschweig (Germany : State) -- History -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Seals (Provenance) -- Germany -- Braunschweig -- 17th century.
Place of Publication:
Germany Braunschweig.
Notes:
Title from beginning of text.
Text dated and located at end: Braunschweig, den 18ten Octob. 1770.
Signatures: [A]² (leaf [A]2).
Initial.
Without pagination.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy is box 29, no. 29 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 has in tail outer corner 2 ms. notes in different ink and hands on leaf [A]1r.
Culture Class Collection copy has autograph of Karl I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, below text.
Culture Class Collection copy 1 has on leaf [A]2v a clear oval black applied seal of closure (presumably shellac), now broken into 2 fragments (1 at outer edge, one at opposite edge) with one fragment partially pasted over by binding material later applied to the document. Size: ca. 35 x 30 mm. Design: arms of the Dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg. No legend.
Culture Class Collection copy 1 has ms. inscription and accompanying flourishes on leaf [A]2v, all of which fits precisely into the rectangle formed by the document's fold lines as formed to fit the seal together, and which presumably accompanied the original sealing of the document.
Penn Provenance:
Karl I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1713-1780 (autograph) (seal) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1770
Cited in:
Petersen, W. Verzeichnis der Einblattdrucke und Handschriften ... Braunschweig-Lüneburg, 5083
Contributor:
Karl I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, 1713-1780.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
795714827
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