Written in the old German script. Writer's name from signature not yet certain. Letter folded so that address is on one side: Jacob Sternberger, Bergakademiker zu Kaaden im Saazer Kreis. Letter apparently written in Libiegitz, and stamped Wodnian (now Vodňany, Czech Republic). Includes remains of red wax seal. Part of the third page has been cut off, making it only 16 cm. in height.