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Ms. Codex 1369 Ledger of Amadori debtors and creditors
TitleLedger of Amadori debtors and creditors
Call numberMs. Codex 1369
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 9944456743503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Ledger of debtors and creditors of Andrea di Lorenzo Amadori for the years 1506-1514. Often includes the nature of a given credit or debt and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals that hold the debt or credit. Among the names that appear throughout the ledger are Bartolomeo and Elisabetta Amadori, Francesco di Giovanni Ruspoli and Francesco di Mauro. The transactions concern small debts or credits between Andrea Amadori and various counterparts, including other members of the Amadori family, but payments to professionals (including dyers, bakers, carpenters) for their services are not uncommon. Memoranda consist of more detailed descriptions of the circumstances that led to the creation of a debt or credit. Sometimes the name of the notary public or lawyer who was involved in the more complicated transactions is also present.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
WatermarkSimilar to Briquet, Aigle 88 (Florence, 1498); and unidentified watermark containing a griffin.
Extent96 leaves : 228 x 162 mm. bound to 234 x 164 mm. +
FoliationPaper, 96; [i], 1-95; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
BindingContemporary vellum, no. 172 on spine; the heading Creditori e debitori e ricordi, letter A with decorative penwork on upper cover; lower cover missing; decorative leatherwork on spine.
- Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1961.
- Accounting--Italy--16th century
- Credit records
- Ledgers (account books)
- Manuscripts, Italian--16th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
- 16th century
- 17th century
- Financial records
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