Mörder Kotzebues (1795–1820). Autograph letter signed („Karl Sand“). Jena. 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to. Mit eh. Adresse (Faltbrief) und dem Rest eines blindgeprägten Siegels.
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To his brother Georg Sand in St. Gallen, shortly before he travelled to Mannheim, where he killed August von Kotzebue on March 23: “[…] Thank you for the money you gave me, I am sure it was not easy for you to earn it. – Very rare. Second leaf with small clipped section due to broken seal (slightly touching letters) and with a note from 16 March 1819; slightly browned, dusted and stained, otherwise well preserved.