Mielcke, Peter Gottlieb, priest and translator (1693-1753). Autograph quotation signed.

No place, 14 May 1736.

Oblong 8vo. 1 p.


Quotation from the Gospel of John 9:4: "Würcket weil es Tag ist, es kommt die Nacht, da Niemand würcken kann" ("I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work").

Mielcke served as priest in Mehlkehmen, today's Kalinino. He translated hymns and was co-editor of the first complete Bible in Lithuanian.

Small numbering to upper left corner; slight worming to lower margin. On the reverse: Autogr. quotation signed by the preacher Erdmann Gottlieb Neumeister (1715-42), dated Hamburg, 14 May 1736.

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