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Ms. Codex 1315 Ledger of Medici accounts
TitleLedger of Medici accounts
Call numberMs. Codex 1315
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4435722
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Ledger of accounts of the Medici family for the years 1609-1611. It contains a detailed list of transfers of large sums of money between the Medici bank of Florence and various counterparts, the most important being the banks of the Medici Capponi and other banks in Pisa, Siena, Rome and Naples, possibly branches of the Medici bank of Florence. There are also exchanges between the Medici bank of Florence and institutions of other cities, such as the Priore di Bologna (f. 33r).
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
WatermarkSimilar to Briquet, Couronne 4835 (Lucca, 1565-1566).
Extent48 leaves : 418 x 277 mm. bound to 431 x 285 mm
FoliationPaper, i (paper) + 48 + i (paper); each folio has the same number on both recto and verso; rectos numbered , 2-8, , 10-22, , 24, , 26-27, [28-32], 65-80, [with modern foliation 33-48], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper right recto; versos numbered 1-26, , [28-32], 65-80, [with modern foliation 33-48], contemporary numeration in ink, modern numeration in pencil, upper left verso (leaves 28-32 and 46-48 are blank but ruled).
BindingContemporary vellum, no. 154 on spine; the heading Quaderno di cambi, no. 220 and letter D with decorative penwork on upper cover; lower cover with remnants of leather ties wraps around upper cover; decorative leatherwork on spine.
- Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1961.
- Accounting--Italy--17th century
- Banks and banking--Italy--Florence--Early works to 1800
- Credit records
- Ledgers (account books)
- Manuscripts, Italian--17th century
- Manuscripts, European
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