Martin Luther letter, [ca. 1522].


Luther, Martin, 1483-1546. Martin Luther letter, [ca. 1522].

Martin Luther letter, [ca. 1522].

Contemporary manuscript copy of a letter from Luther to an unidentified nobleman, written out in 16th-century script. The text is prefaced by a brief prayer to Jesus: "Jhesuss: Bringt uns Fride, von Got unserem Vater und unserem Herren Jhesu Christo, Amen. Und meynn unterthenig Dienst [?]." The name of the letter's intended recipient is written at the end, but not legibly ("Herrzog Friderich zu ..., Khurfurstenn ..."). A note by George Lincoln Burr on the front pastedown describes the manuscript and how it was acquired.

1 v. ([7] p.) ; 21 cm.

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