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Ledgers (account books)
Early works to 1800
|Named Person:||House of Medici; Andrea de' Medici; Vincenzo de' Medici; Leo, Pope|
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
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Foliation: Paper, 96; most folios have the same number on both recto and verso; rectos numbered 1-28, 30-38, , 40, , 42-86, [87-97], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-28, 30-47, , 49-56, , 58, , 60-72, , 74-86, [87-97], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper left verso; (folios 87-97 are blank).
Layout: Debtors and creditors written in 2 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the large column on the left with the debtor or creditor and a brief description of the credit and debt, and the smaller one on the right with the amount of the debt or credit. Usually credits are listed on the left page and debts are listed on the right page of an opening, with the same individuals and institutions appearing as debtors or creditors on facing pages on some cases. Memoranda written in long lines.
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
Watermark: Unidentified watermark containing an eagle, a star and a circle.
Decoration: Manicule (f. 26v).
Binding: Modern vellum.
Origin: Written in Italy between 1595 (f. 1r) and 1603 (f. 84v).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
|Description:||96 leaves : paper ; 343 x 118 mm. bound to 347 x 129 mm. + 17 notes.|
- Medici, House of -- Archives.
- Medici, Andrea de'
- Medici, Vincenzo de'
- Leo -- XI, -- Pope, -- 1535-1605.
- Farm management -- Italy.
- Farm life -- Italy -- History.
- Accounting -- Italy -- 16th century.
- Accounting -- Italy -- 17th century.
- Textile industry -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
- Italy -- Rural conditions.