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Guild Edict, 1707

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Taylors' Guild Edict, 1707, from Hochenfels, Germany (near Amberg, Oberpfalz). Full heading in German reads:  "Signatur : An das ehrsame Handwerk der Schneider zu Hochenfels" and it is signed "Oberpfälzi[sches] Pflegamt Hochenfels."The document lays out specific rules and regulations concerning the guild.

Also included is an incomplete transcript, provided by the seller, that has not been checked for accuracy.


  • Creation: 1707

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