produced native silver so pure that it requires no refining before use
in the arts. Melibocus, Lauterberg, and the Jura mountains of France,
near the valley of Hares also produce a little silver.
one can examine this work carefully and not realize that my studies
will become better known and of added value through the greatness of
your fortune, honor and virtue.
Be Strong Oh Illustrious Prince. Chemnitz, February 15, 1546