Johann Gottfried von Herder

Herder, Johann Gottfried von

Theologe, Philosoph und Schriftsteller (1744–1803). Autograph letter signed. Weimar. 2½ SS. auf Doppelblatt. 4to.
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Asking one „Geheimen Finanz-Rath“, whose son he has met a few years ago at Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), to intercede for his own son Sigismund August Wolfgang (1776–1838), a geologist and mineralogist who later became chief minig captain of Saxonia. – Strongly spotty and wrickled and with some defects to edges; the lower half of fol. 2 cut off with loss to signature.

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