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Ledgers (account books)
Early works to 1800
|Named Person:||House of Medici; Vincenzo de' Medici|
|Material Type:||Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, i (paper) + 144; each folio has the same number on both recto and verso; rectos numbered , 2-62, 64-127, , 129-146 contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-61, 63-128, 130, 131-146, contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper left verso.
Layout: Written in 3 columns with vertical bounding lines in lead; the smaller column on the left with the transaction number, the large central column with the transaction, a brief description of it, including the name of the counterparts and the settlement date, and the smaller one on the right with the amount of the settlement. In certain cases the large central column contains itemized accounts of a transaction within one entry.
Script: Written in a cursive script, perhaps by multiple hands.
Watermark: Similar to Briquet, Couronne 4835 (Lucca, 1565-1566).
Binding: Contemporary vellum, no. 98 on spine; the heading Giornale e ricordanze, no. 264 and letter D 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 1609 (f. 1v) and 1611 (f. 137v).
Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
|Description:||144 leaves : paper ; 415 x 277 mm. bound to 436 x 280 mm. + 5 notes.|