1841 (11.7) Postal coach order (Podorojna): Manuscript calligraphed in Cyrillic on thick, woven paper by the Ispravnicie (administration) of the Botswana County directing the Captain of the Botushani Post to make horses and coachmen available for an review of the Drumul Mare postal route. Document shows a large ornate decorative black seal reading ”Ispravnicia of the Botushani County, Principality of Moldavia, 1840”. A superb and clear strike, a rare document not yet seen on the philatelic market
Note: full translation of the document may be viewed on line.
Ispravnicia (administration) of Botosani
To his lordship the captain of the Botosani Post
In order that the undersigned administrator may go …. to Latai point (crossing point to Austria) to review the Drumul Mare postal route, we write to you to immediately release eight postal horses and the needed coachmen, with the payment to be made by the Treasury.
(signature)/No. 5582, 1841, the 11th day of July
(seal) Principality of Moldavia, Ispravnicia of the Botosani County, 1840
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