Letter of Recommendation for Polly Leininger


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Item No: frk01234
Title: Letter of Recommendation for Polly Leininger
Scripts/Text: Fraktur; German script
Language: German
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink

Hie mit \ sey es ieder man \ bekand das Polly \ Leininger von brectknock \ taunschip berks Caunty vom 5ten may \ bis zum 24 ten November 1828 Eine \ dienstmagd bey mir Daniel Miller \ und meiner Haus frau catharina in \ Cumru taunschip berks Caunty im \ staat Pensylvania war und sie hat \ alle ihre Pflicht getreu aus gerichtet \ hat die ganze zeit das sie bey uns \ war


Herewith it is announced to everybody that Polly Leininger of Brecknock Township, Berks County, was a maid for me, Daniel Miller, and my wife Catharina, in Cumru Township, Berks County, in the state of Pennsylvania, from the 5th of May to the 24th of November 1828, and she completed her duties faithfully during the entire time that she was with us.

Category: Other
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The main text in German script is within an arched frame in the center of the document. It is surrounded by undulating, leafy vines of flowers and fruit. The entire document is framed by a decorative border.

Associated Names: Miller, Daniel
Secondary Place Town/Township: Geographic Coverage State/Province:Pennsylvania
Geographic Coverage City/Town/Township:Brecknock Township
Geographic Coverage Note:Based on inscription on document
Geographic Coverage Region/County:Berks

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on inscription on document
City/Town/Township:Cumru Township

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1828
Image Dimensions Width: 23 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1234
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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