Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Samuel Landes

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Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Samuel Landes

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Item No: frk00116
Title: Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein) for Samuel Landes
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 90
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Diese Beyde Ehegaten \ Als Johannes Landes Und \ Seine eheliche haus frau Elisabeth, eine \ geborne Schottin Ist einen Sohn zur Welt geboren \ Namens Samuel Landes \ Ist geboren d. 17ten Jenner im Jahr \ Unsers Herren und Heilandes Jesu Christi \ 1801 In America Im Stat Pennsylvanie \ Im bucks Caunty. Im Rockhill \ Taunschip, Ge-schrieben d. 13ten \ Merz im iahr 1816


Translation:

To these two married people, namely Johannes Landes and his lawful wife Elisabeth, a son was born into the world, named Samuel Landes; was born on the 17th of January in the year of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ 1801 in America, in the state of Pennsylvania, in Bucks County, in Rockhill Township. Written on the 13th of March in the year 1816.


Category: Birth Certificate (Geburtsschein)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Fraktur is within a square frame in the lower center of the document. Above it is a large crown, which is held up by two angels. Along the top edge is a series of six birds, along a swagged border with a small rosette in the center. The text is flanked by two columns, which contains tulips at the base and are topped by a circle or sphere. The document is framed by a checkered border at the top and bottom; at the sides the border consists of two rows of triangles with a row of circles in the middle.


Associated Names: Schott, Elisabeth
Provenance: Levi E. Yoder

Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:Bucks
City/Town/Township:Rockhill Township
State/Province:Pennsylvania
Creation Place Note:Based on location of birth

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1816
Image Dimensions Width: 32.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 116
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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