This is a very interesting Edict issued by the King of Saxony, Friedrich August. The Edict announced that the royal treasury had raised the sum of 1,000,000 Thalers. The Edict is dated 18 September 1809, during the height of the Napoleonic Wars. Saxony was a French ally in this war. The document is printed on seven sides and measures 14″ X 8 1/2″. It was distributed throughout the Kingdom to keep people appraised of events affecting Saxony. The document is in excellent condition.