Promise by Writ for Rat-Poison
Barsikov – Wusterhausen – Confirmation of the preacher Schinkel that the premade bagged poison by F. Bulle is “known to me personally as inconspicuous” and the same can “be administered without hesitation … to the extermination of rats and mice”. Manuscript on paper. Barsikov January 5, 1846. 6½ × 7⅞ in (16.6 × 20 cm). 1 page. With Schinkel’s signature together with the church seal, followed by Bulle’s liability warranty signed per Jan. 11, 1846 with the remark to have “received himself the respective substance from the pharmacy at Wusterhausen”.
Numbered on both sides 470. – The fine church seal pictorially virtually utterly intact. – A similar further document from Wusterhausen itself from 1841 present here with no. 330. – The smoothed folds hardly perceptible.
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