Papers relating to the family of Isaac and Jacob Lesser

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers include: thirteen ketubot, 1746-1896; two halitsah undertakings, 1799 and 1890; invitation to the marriage of Jacob Lesser and Miriam Laon, 1859; a letter to Marion Laon, 1859; two photographs, probably of Revd Jacob Lesser; a copy of the Great Synagogue marriage register containing the marriage record of Isaac Lesser and Sophie Hart; a Briefen shteller, a Yiddish book containing model letters by Leon Dor (Vilna, 1865); correspondence and pedigree.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers relating to the family of Isaac and Jacob Lesser, 1746- 1896.

Conditions Governing Access

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