The government of Courland was next to the then existing provinces Estonia (the present-day northern part of the Republic of Estonia) Livonia and the third of the Russian Ostseegouvernements, by the Baltic German nobility were each managed autonomously.
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The edition “Courland freight documents” the research developed a central source of information for the Livonian history of the late Middle Ages and the Reformation, to the particular economic, socially- opened and population issues new historical insights. The data relating to rural land in the area of the later Duchy of Courland “Freight documents” – primarily feudal, Purchase- and deposit certificates, Documents about Eheberedungen, Border inspections, litigation, Pension activities u.a.m. – are in the publication of the Liv-, Is- Courland and document book recessed remained, so that with their publishing a hitherto largely unknown source fundus presented[...]