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The Naturalized Jews of the Grand Duchy of Posen in 1834 and 1835: Revised Edition
compiled by Edward David Luft
A list of the original
5,173 persons living in the Grand Duchy of Posen with information on
names, towns of residence, occupation, and additional commentary. The
law that created the census and an English translation is included.
Genealogists searching for 19th-century ancestors in Posen (today
Poznan) will find this work essential. The revised edition adds the
following chapters not in the first edition:
8½" x 11" 308 pp. softcover $34.95
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Foreword by Sallyann Amdur Sack, Ph.D. ixPreface by Rafał Witkowski, Vice Director of the Institute of History, Adam Mickiewicz University xiiIntroduction xiiiReproductions of Title and First Page of Original Book xxiTranslation of Foreword to the 1836 Book xxiiiTranslation of Certificates of Authenticity xxivMaps1819 Map of Prussia and Posen by Adolph Stieler xxv1831 Map of Regierungs-Bezirk Bromberg (MülIer) xxvi1831 Map of Regierungs-Bezirk Posen (MülIer) xxvii1833 Map of Prussia and Posen by Adolph Stieler xxviii1855 Map of Posen by Dr. Heinrich Berghaus xxixAlphabetical List of Names 1Index of Locations of Jews in Posen 105Alphabetical List of Location of Places and Dependencies 109Translation of professions 111Dual citizens of the 16 “old” provinces and Posen naturalized in 1834 and 1835 125Women naturalized in Posen in 1834 and 1835 126List of Jews from Posen Naturalized at Liegnitz between 1812 and 1850 127Analysis of professions 129First names of persons listed 193Royal Decree of 1 June 1833 Requiring the Census of the Jews of Posen [in German and in Polish] 199English translation of Royal Decree 211Regulations for implementing the Royal Decree [in German and in Polish] 216English translation of Regulations 239Reproduction of page of naturalization register 251Reproduction of a naturalization patent 252German/Polish names of locations and film numbers 255Polish/German names of locations and film numbers 263Selected Bibliography 271Public and research libraries holding the first edition of The Naturalized Jews ... 275About the Author 285
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