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Certificate of Discharge of Electoral Hesse Life Guards

Certificate of Discharge of the Electoral Hesse Life Guards for the life-guardsman Carl Friedrich Guentin (?) from Vernawahlshausen, county Hofgeismar, according to the law on recruitment of October 25, 1834, after 3 years active and 2 years reserve service. Handed over Cassel April 16, 1842. Printed form filled in in writing together with autograph signature of colonel von Specht, seal of the regiment + printed regiment’s emblem. – Minimally foxing. – The partly cracked folds virtually unobtrusively backed.

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“ Subject: Thanks!

Thanks for your kind reply. I wanted to comment that your thoughts on freedom (the quote that you had on the end of your message to me) are exactly the same as my beliefs.

I write, however, because I was surprised to get it from Europe … Although an American, almost all my early family were Huguenots … In fact, my relative, Jan C. is noted as the earliest C. to have arrived in N. America (in 1636, I think) … ”

(Mrs. C. F., November 14, 2003)