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Item No: frk01080
Title: Confirmation Certificate (Konfirmationsschein) for [blank]
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Language: German
Weiser Number: 480
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

Eine eheliche [blank] von [blank] \ [blank] wurde als ein Glied \ der Chsitlichen Kirche nach unseres Heilandes JEsu Christi Befehl, \ Matth. 28, 19. 20. von dem Ehrw. [blank] \ [blank] Unterrichtet, Conformirt, in die Gemein= \ schaft der [blank] Religion aufgenommen und zu \ dem Genuße des Heiligen Abendmahls hinzugelaßen, auf [blank] \ den [blank] in de \ [blank] zu [blank] \ Caunty und Staat [blank]

[in upper left]
Heut’ schloß ich meinen \ Liebesbund, \ Mit meinem lieben GOtt; \ Bewahre Herzen, Sinn \ und Mund, \ Vor aller Sünd und Noth.

[in upper right]
Ich reichte JESU meine \ Hand, \ Und Er goß mich mit Heil; \ Sein theuerstes Erlö= \ sungs=Werk, \ Ward so auch mir zu Theil.

[in lower left]
O! welch Gefühl durch= \ dringet mich; \ (HErr Jesu halt mich treu!) \ Ein Erbe GOttes und \ ein Christ! \ Gott mach mich täglich neu.

[in lower right]
Bewahre mich Ema= \ nuel, \ Auch ich bin ja dein Glied; \ Gemeinschaft trage ich \ schon mit dir, \ Du bist mein Heil und Fried.
 


Translation:

A legitimate [blank] of [blank] was admitted as a member of the Christian church according to the command of our Savior Jesus Christ, Matthew 28: 19, 20, by the honorable [blank]. Instructed, confirmed, incorporated into the community of the [blank] religion and admitted to the enjoyment of the Lord’s Supper, on [blank], the [blank] in the [blank] in [blank] County and state of [blank].

[in upper left]
Today I concluded my covenant of love with my dear God. Preserve all hearts, minds and mouths from all sin and need.

[in upper right]
I gave Jesus my hand and he filled me with salvation. His dearest work of redemption was thus also shared with me.

[in lower left]
Oh, what a feeling courses through me (Lord Jesus, keep me faithful!). An heir of God and a Christian! Got, renew me daily.

[in lower right]
Preserve me, Emanuel, I am also your member. Unity if carry with you, you are my salvation and peace.
 


Category: Confirmation Certificate (Konfirmationsschein)
Media Type: Letterpress Prints
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; printed form. The main text in Fraktur within a rectangular frame is in the center of the document. The blanks have not been filled in. The verses in Fraktur are in rectangular frames in the corners. Along the sides and top and bottom are various flowers. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.


Associated Names: Montelius, Peter
Bibliography:

Klaus Stopp, The Printed Birth and Baptismal Certificates of the German Americans (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997) vol. 2, pp. 74-77.



Creation Place Town/Township: Region/County:[Union]
City/Town/Township:[East Buffalo Township]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on location of printshop

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1825
Image Dimensions Width: 20.3 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1080
Creator Name: [Peter Montelius (1791-1859)] - Printer/Publisher
Anonymous - Decorator

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