Auction 82 - Part I - Judaica – Books, Manuscripts, Rabbinical Letters, Ceremonial Art

Marriage Register of Jews from Mishkoltz (Hungary) and the Surroundings - 1851-1881 - Record of the Wedding of R. Mordechai Amram Hirsch Rabbi of Hamburg, and Other Rabbis

Opening: $300
Marriage register of the Jews of Mishkoltz (Miskolc, Hungary) and the surroundings. [Mishkoltz?], 1851-1881. German, Hungarian and some Hebrew.
Large notebook, printed (in German) and filled-in by hand (Hungarian and some Hebrew). The notebook contains records of over 1000 weddings celebrated in Miskolc and the surroundings.
One of the entries in the register documents the wedding (second marriage) of R. Mordechai Amram Hirsch (later rabbi of Hamburg), to Mrs. Mirel daughter of R. Yechezkel Moshe Fishman Rabbi of Miskolc. Also recorded are weddings of other daughters of R. Fishman, and weddings of other rabbis.
Signature (in Hungarian) of R. Shmuel Austerlitz Rabbi of Mishkoltz, dated 1939, on a (typewritten) leaf bound in spread 23.
R. Mordechai Amram Hirsch (1833-1909), leading rabbi of his time and prominent leader of Hungarian, Moravian and German Jewry; supporter of the Status Quo communities.
100 leaves, [1] page. 39.5 cm. Fair-good condition. Stains (including dark stains), creases and wear. Marginal tears and open tears to several leaves, affecting text, repaired with paper and tape. Minor open tears to spreads 28-30, slightly affecting text. New leather binding (with old front wrapper).
Jewish Communities – Ledgers and Documents