Multilingual documents from the territory of modern Latvia, pre-independence

Municipal document of Riga city, 1901 or 1907, Russian, German and Latvian

Municipal document of Riga city, 1901 or 1907, Russian, German and Latvian (background information)
Tax document from Uyezd/Kreis Wenden, Governorate of Livonia, 1906. Content, Russian and Latvian
Tax document from Uyezd/Kreis Wenden, Governorate of Livonia, 1906. Background information, Russian and Latvian
Tax document from Kastrane parish, Uyezd/Kreis Riga, Governorate of Livonia, 1914. Content, Russian and Latvian
Tax document from Kastrane parish, Uyezd/Kreis Riga, Governorate of Livonia, 1914. Background information, Russian and Latvian
Baptism certificate, Edole (Edwahlen), Kurland Governorate, 1896, in German and Russian
Baptism certificate, Bauska, Kurland Governorate, 1901, in German and Russian
Savings book, 1913, Riga city savings establishment, title page and regulations in Russian
Savings book, 1913, Riga city savings establishment, regulations in German and Latvian
Official gazette of the Governorate of Livonia, 1897, page 1. The information on the left above shows that the governorate’s printing office published paybooks for workers in 4 languages: Russian, German, Latvian and Estonian
Official gazette of the Governorate of Livonia, 1897, page 2. Official information was being published in various languages – not only Russian, but also Latvian (top left and 2nd column with no. 95 indicated below) and Estonian
Official gazette of the Kurland Governorate, 1881. Russian and German
Certificate from the corporation of hairdressers, Mitau city (now Jelgava), Russian and German
Savings book; 1907; Jelgava/Mitau; Latvian and Russian.
Locksmith apprentice certificate cover, Mitau (now Jelgava), in Russian
Locksmith apprentice certificate cover, Mitau (now Jelgava), in German
Locksmith apprentice certificate, Mitau (now Jelgava), 1910, in Russian
Locksmith apprentice certificate, Mitau (now Jelgava), 1910, in German

Images (except the first six documents) courtesy of Victor Gushchin, PhD. An example of another relevant document: https://www.instagram.com/p/BVIo14Ogfi3/ For an example of a trilingual official gazzette of the Riga city from 1902, see http://periodika.lv/#periodical;id=3943548494932466414337361142002956794

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