Philosoph und Mathematiker (1646-1716). Autograph document with date and signature. Wolffenbüttel. Folio. 1/2 p. Gebräunt.
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Salary receipt of the last great polymath. Leibniz certifies the Braunschwg. Lunebg. Cämmerer (treasurer) Mr. Cleve that he received the „two hundred thaler half-yearly salary“. - Under Ernst August Leibniz had become a librarian at the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel in 1691.
Leibniz had been printing the first volume of the „Scriptores rerum Brunsvicensium“ in Hanover since the end of March and only made a short visit to Wolfenbüttel in the second half of April. From the back note by another hand: „To Mr.