18th Century Protection Letter For Jewish Family

18th Century Protection Letter For Jewish Family

18th Century Protection Letter For Jewish Family As a side topic, I do collect also protection letters & passes from the Holocaust which includes documents issued and signed by several “righteous diplomats”. But to get the chance to secure such…

A Readers Story – Charles Castle (1813-1886) And His Passports

A Readers Story – Charles Castle (1813-1886) And His Passports

A Readers Story – Charles Castle (1813-1886) And His Passports I have the contents of the writing desk of my great great great uncle Charles Castle, passed down to me by my uncle John Salter. It’s a treasure trove of…

Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp

Gijsbert Karel Count van Hogendorp

This Dutch passport issued 1814 in Amsterdam in the name of Gijsbert Karel, Count van Hogendorp is a pretty nice example of a travel document used just briefly before the Netherlands became Kingdom in 1815 with his first king William…

ID-card of German Princess Marie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein

ID-card of German Princess Marie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein

ID-card of German Princess Marie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein Usually I do not collect ID-Cards but this German PASS-KARTE from Prussia is a exception because it was issued to Princss Marie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, which is one of Germany’s oldest noble dynasty. Definitely…