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New York, General Theological Seminary, Special Collections,  04.B Western Documents
Description: 1 item - Seal on support.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Hannah Barker for her description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Latin; Italian Country: Italy Century: 16th

Part 1: 1 item
Description: - Parchment - 615 x 433 mm
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: PiedmontCity: Valenza
Assigned Date: s. XVI3/4Searchable Date Range: 1550 - 1575
Dated by scribe: YesInscribed Date: 1551, May 6
Document: YesNumber of Scribes: 1
Scribe(s): Franciscus Coscolla
Other Decoration: One simple pen and ink initial letter I.
Notes: This document was written by a notary, Franciscus Coscolla. His notarial sign appears at the foot of the document along with the signatures of three other people. The document is sealed on the support and the seal is covered with paper. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: 1 item
Title: Designation of factor
Docket: Laurentius de Bartholis makes the undersigned his factor in Florence.
Language(s): Latin; Italian
Notes: The main text of this document was written in Latin by the notary Franciscus Coscolla and his notarial sign appears at the bottom of it. The main text is dated May 6, 1551, and includes the names of two witnesses, Melchiore Mazenta and Lazaro de Yarze, merchants of Valenza. Below the main text appear the signatures of three people (presumably "the undersigned" mentioned in the docket), all dated in June and all written in Italian. The first name is Girolamo Sanson, the second is Giovan Antonio but his family name is heavily abbreviated, and the third is illegible.