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Ms. Codex 1418 - [Notebook of memoranda]
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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Collection: Ms. Codex 1418 - [Notebook of memoranda]
Title:
[Notebook of memoranda] [manuscript].
Origin:
[Italy], 1461-1498.
Physical description:
89 leaves : paper ; 150 x 101 mm. bound to 150 x 103 mm. + 2 notes.
Summary:
Notebook of memoranda of a miller (mugnaio), whose name is unreadable, for the years 1461-1498. Most of the transactions that are mentioned in the ledger are related to the sale of flour. There is also one transaction that deals with the rent of a mill, probably belonging to Alessandra Pandolfini, that is paid both in cash and in kind (with fish).
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, 89; [1-89]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto (f. 8-16, 18-30, 32-77, 79-81, 83-87 are blank).
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
Binding: Contemporary vellum; the heading Mugnaio, Alessandra Pandolfino "vedova di meglio" and 1461 on upper cover. Lower cover wraps around upper cover with remnants of leather ties. Decorative leatherwork on spine.
Origin: Written in Italy between 1461 (f. 1r) and 1498 (f. 17r).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1418
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1418
 
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