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Submitted by Edward M Shapiro

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Category: Translation - Polish
Approval Date: 9/5/2021 2:08 PM
Family Surname:
Country: Lithuania
Town: Guntauninkai or Gontovnik
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This historical document is in Polish. It relates to my ancestral shtetl of Guntauninkai or Gontovnik in Lithuania, for which little is known. Any help with the translation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Ed
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9/5/2021 6:51 PM A report from a catholic functionary to his superiors
I do not find here information that would shed any light on either unique aspects of life in that settlement in general or its function as a shtetl
9/6/2021 6:13 AM This document, dated September 7, 1838, describes the acreage of village GÄ…towniki, its changing borders with adjoining villages, quarreling about the borders, fragmenary historical information about its ownership and its administrators, with references to maps (going back to 1635), provided with the original document.

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