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Ms. Coll. 764, Item 73 - Ghita Gabrielli power of attorney
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Title:
Ghita Gabrielli power of attorney, 1419.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : parchment.
Language(s):
In Latin.
Summary:
Assignment by Ghita, daughter of the late Cecco Gabrielli, of Torri Val di Pesa, outside Florence, to her husband Betto Renzi of power of attorney concerning the management of the estate she inherited from her father. Notarized on 16 February 1419 in the presence of the witnesses Filippo di Cristofano, Domenico di Arrigo Mucini, Filippo di Niccolò Nacci, and Lello Renzi. Manuscript torn with loss of text, including notarial signatures. Filed with the document is a short, later summary written in Italian on paper.
Provenance:
Sold by Renzo Rizzi (Milan).
Subject:
Gabrielli, Ghita.
Renzi, Betto.
Renzi, Lello.
Cristofano, Filippo di.
Mucini, Domenico.
Nacci, Filippo.
Inheritance and succession - Italy.
Torri in Val di Pesa (Italy) - History - 15th century.
Form / Genre:
Notarial documents.
Legal documents.
Manuscripts, Latin - 15th century.
Manuscripts, Renaissance.
Indexed / Referenced in:
From collection described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 228 (Ms. Lea 398).
Contained in:
Samminiati Records. Item 73
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Coll. 764

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 15th century
Date: 1419
Genre: Legal documents
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 15th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Genre: Notarial documents
Subject: Cristofano, Filippo di
Subject: Gabrielli, Ghita
Subject: Inheritance and succession
Subject: Mucini, Domenico
Subject: Nacci, Filippo
Geography: Italy
Geography: Torri in Val di Pesa (Italy)
Page material: Parchment