English Signature of ר' שמואל זאנוויל קלעפפיש
From Warsaw Marriage Record 1899
Happened in Warsaw, February 8/20 1899, on 10 AM. To the office of the bureaucrat of the Civil Status of non-christian creed of the Seventh Wola district of Warsaw, came the district Rabbi Zeinwel Kleifisch, and also the bachelor groom Fischel Graber, son of a merchant, 20 years old, born in Warsaw, lives under number 1212, son of Moszk and Naka, née Rothblatt, the Graber couple living in Warsaw and the bride maiden Haia Bergrad, daughter of a field boss, 26 years old, born in Warsaw, daughter of Haim and Zysla [Lon], née Gutmacher, the Bergrad couple, father lives mother dead and witnesses Abraham Anuszewicz and Icek Zynger, merchants, living under numbers former 1011 and latter 1012, adults. Rabbi Kleifisch informed Us that on February 7/19 of this year he sealed a religious marriage between bachelor Fischel Graber and maiden Haia Bergrad, that this marriage took place with mutual consent of the bridal couple and the groom's father, with no preclusions, that this marriage was preceded by three premarital announcements on January 9, 16 and 23 of this year, Finally, the newlyweds informed Us that they did not conclude a marital contract. This act was read, and signed by Us and those present, except for the groom's father, who is illiterate.