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Altoviti, Ottavia

Works: 4 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 4 library holdings
Most widely held works about Ottavia Altoviti
Most widely held works by Ottavia Altoviti
Filza XVI di scritture de signori Medici segnata con la lettera Q by House of Medici( )

in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miscellany of notarial, legal, and financial documents, concerning the affairs of the Medici family, with a large number of items covering the lengthy dispute over the inheritance of Vincenzo de' Medici, who left his wife, Ottavia Altoviti, and their children a significant debt with the Monte di pietà̀. Other documents deal with the creation of the Capponi Medici bank by Andrea de' Medici and Neri Capponi; the management of the farms of the Medici family (including Trespiano and Valdinievole); the collection of the gabelle, taxes on various products and activities; business between the Medici Florentine counterparts; and iron and precious metals trade with Spain and the Far East. A few inventories of movable possessions found in Medici properties as well as petitions to Medici Grand-dukes are also present
Filza XIII de signori Medici segnata con la lettera N by House of Medici( )

in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Miscellany of approximately 150 (largely 16th- and 17th-century copies, but with some originals) notarial and legal documents, inventories, accounts, and real estate deals, covering the years 1370-1693, concerning the affairs of various members of Florentine families, predominantly the Medici, but also the Altoviti, the Lapini, the Guicciardini, and the Capponi. The legal documents contained in the manuscript mostly concern unpaid or partially paid debts. Among the other areas touched on are inheritance law and commercial law. The filza also contains a particular kind of notarial documents, referred to as prove di nobiltà, written for the admission of individuals to the military religious order of the Knights of Malta
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