Lot 20006 – Romania » Postal History » Principality of Moldavia

1831 (16.6) Travel permit (Inam): Decorative pre-printed

1831 Postal order (Inam): Decorative, pre-printed form requesting Casa Postelor (Post House) to make four horses available to Mr. Maior Buzdugan for travel from Jassy to Vaslui, Husi and Docolina on the order of Mr. Vice-President (*). It bears a large, ornate oval black seal reading “Principality of Moldavia, Administrative Council, 1849” – very fine, attractive and scarce

Note: full translation of the document may be viewed on line.

(*) Between 1828-1842 Moldavia and Wallachia were occupied by Russia. Each principality was run by a Russian Vice-President and they both reported to the Russian general Pavel Kiseleff – the president of the two principalities.

(**) Manuscript notation atop of the document reading :” This inam having been used was sent to the controller for investigation” and signed by Karanfil


The post house shall release four horses to Mr. Maior Buzdugan for travelling from Jassy to Vaslui, Husi and Docolina for the benefit of and the order of Mr. Vice-President and back with payment of the progon from the Treasury. Not missing art.10 of the contract. (oval stamp, black ink: Principality of Moldavia, Administrative Council 1849) Great Treasurer (signature)

Section III Section Chief (signature)

No. 379. No. 507

1831, the month of June, day 16 Jassy

Numbered: “66” (manuscript)

On Revers, in manuscript:

D. Maior Buzdugan was ordered under order No. 2745 to make investigations in the Falciu area on the basis of the order No 497 of his highness Mister Vice-President.

Polcovnic (signature)

Estimate 150 – 200 EUR
Auction date Wed 5 Jun 2019 at 10:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Sold for EUR 340

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