ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 263
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, certificates, and literary manuscripts relating to Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydewitz, a Prussian tax official and man of letters. There is also correspondence and certificates relating to Baron von Seydewitz's father-in-law, Herr Knobloch. Baron von Seydewitz's correspondence includes letters from Princess Marianne of Prussia, Minister von Bülow, Finance Minister Maassen, and General Kleist von Nollendorf. The early military life of Baron von Seydewitz is narrated in the 1809-1812 diary. The literary manuscripts include poetry, plays, notebooks, articles, and essays, all of which are in German.