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New York, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library,  Dale Library of Weights & Measures N. 182a
Description: 1 object - Given by Samuel S. Dale of Boston in memory of his father and mother, Thomas and Fanny Dale of Little Falls, New York, in 1929; the gift was recorded by the New York Times on 22 June 1930.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 4
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/DaleLibraryofWeights&MeasuresN.182a_20
Language: Latin Country: England Century: 14th

Part 1: 1 object
Description: - Wood - 192 x 51 mm
Country: EnglandCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XIV2/4Searchable Date Range: 1325 - 1350
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Anglicana
Notes: The library record accompanying the item gives the date of this tally stick as 1347. Paleographically, however, the script on the stick would date from earlier in the century, so that the date on the stick ("Anno regni Edwardi xx") is more likely to refer to Edward II who reigned 1307-1327. Latin
Acknowledgments: - We thank Prof. Christopher Baswell for redating this item.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: 1 object
Title: Tally stick
Language(s): Latin
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Side two   Date on the tally stick: Anno Regni Edwardi xx.
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Side four   Stock of the tally stick clearly visible in profile.
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