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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, German poet (1749-1832).
Printed form signed.
Weimar, 15 July 1791. Olong 8vo. 1 p. Printed receipt for shares in the Ilmenau copper and silver mines. Letterpress form with handwritten entries by Christian Gottlob von Voigt (1743-1819): "Ein neuer Louisd'or oder Vier Laubthaler sind wegen des Ilmenauer Kuxes oder Bergtheils No. 450 zu dem in der Vierten Bergwerksnachricht am 24sten Februar d. J. ausgeschriebenen gewerkschaftlichen Nachtrage baar entrichtet worden, worüber hierdurch quittirt wird [.] Sr. Hochfürstl. Durchl. zu Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach gnädigst verordnete Bergwerks-Commission [.]". - From 1782 onwards Goethe was responsible for the Ilmenau mine. In 1783 Voigt joined the board; he and Goethe would remain close friends and colleagues for nearly forty years. - Traces of old folds and stitches; tiny edge tears at the end of the vertical crease; occasional light browning and duststaining.
Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH [Vienna, A, Austria]
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