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[Ledger of Medici accounts].

Publisher: [Italy], 1583-1592.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : Italian
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Ledger of accounts of the brothers Andrea and Vincenzo de' Medici, sons of Carlo de' Medici, for the years 1583-1592. Often includes the nature of a given transaction and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals that act as counterparts in the transaction. In certain cases the transactions are in kind (examples of the produce used for these payments are chestnuts, grains, cattle feed, cattle,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts, Italian
Manuscripts, Renaissance
Codices
Accounts
Credit records
Ledgers (account books)
Archives
Named Person: House of Medici; Andrea de' Medici; Vincenzo de' Medici
Material Type: Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 297569447
Language Note: Italian.
Notes: Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Pagination: Paper, i (paper) + 112 + i (paper); rectos numbered i-vii [viii-xx], xxi-xlviii, [xlviiii-lvi], lvii-lxxiiii, [lxxv-lxxxiii], lxxxiiii-cxii, contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-7, [8-20], 21-48, [49-56], 57-74, [75-83], 84-112, contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper left verso (leaves 8-20, 49-56, 75-83 are blank).
Layout: Written in 3 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the smaller column on the left with the transaction number or the year in which the transaction took place, the large central column with the transaction and a brief description of it, and the smaller one on the right with its amount in arabic numerals. In certain cases the large central column contains itemized accounts of a transaction within one entry. In the occurrence of both a debt and a credit with a specific counterpart, credits are usually listed on the left page and debts on the right page of an opening, with the same individuals appearing as debtors or creditors on facing pages.
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Aigle 207 (Siena, 1594).
Binding: Contemporary vellum, no. 51 on spine; the heading Entrata e uscita, no. 251 and letter C with decorative penwork on upper cover; lower cover with remnants of leather ties wraps around upper cover; decorative leatherwork on spine.
Origin: Written in Italy between 1583 (p. 1) and 1592 (p. 112).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
Description: 112 leaves : paper ; 335 x 236 mm. bound to 346 x 239 mm. + 2 notes.
Contents: 1. p.1-7: Entrata di debitori e creditori. 2. p.21-48: Uscita di debitori e creditori. 3. p.57-74: Entrata del libro di possesione. 4. p.84-112: Uscita del libro di possesione.

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Ledger of accounts of the brothers Andrea and Vincenzo de' Medici, sons of Carlo de' Medici, for the years 1583-1592. Often includes the nature of a given transaction and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals that act as counterparts in the transaction. In certain cases the transactions are in kind (examples of the produce used for these payments are chestnuts, grains, cattle feed, cattle, swine) but cash transactions are not uncommon. The counterparts in the transactions are often employees or tenants of Andrea and Vincenzo de' Medici, and as such can pay in kind, or receive in kind payments. Other expenses are related to the management of various properties for the purchase of fertilizers and manure, or cattle, grains, feed and other produce.

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