Exercise 29

Koszalin’s punishment pricelist, 1743

The price list contains rates for executioner’s duties, which included expelling criminals from the city, torturing convicts or various means of capital punishment. The price list was approved at a meeting of the Koszalin town council on February 26, 1743.

The document comes from the State Archives in Koszalin. The exercise was prepared for the transcribing historical writing workshop (Koszalin, 15 June 2017).

State Archives in Koszalin, files of the City of Koszalin, ref. no. 508