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Ms. Codex 1390 Ledger of Arrigucci debtors and creditors and memoranda
TitleLedger of Arrigucci debtors and creditors and memoranda
Call numberMs. Codex 1390
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4448455
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Ledger of debtors and creditors and memoranda of Donato Arrigucci for the years 1521-1524. 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 there are Giovanbattista and Jacopo Giocondi; Bonifacio and Donato Forzi; and Giuliano and Francesco Ambrogi. The counterparts are usually members of the aristocratic Florentine families, but transactions with servants or employees of the Arrigucci family are not uncommon. Some transactions are settled in cash, others in kind (with animals, produce or textiles), regardless of whether the counterpart is a family member or an employee. Memoranda offer a more detailed description of single transactions, such as the events which led to a credit or a debt.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
WatermarkSimilar to Briquet, Ancre 442, (Florence, 1510).
Extent182 leaves : 282 x 212 mm. bound to 289 x 215 mm. +
FoliationPaper, i (parchment) + 182 + i (parchment); [i], 1-181; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto (leaves 69-129, 145-169 and 173-181 are blank).
BindingContemporary vellum, no. 218.2 on spine; the heading Quaderno e ricordanze and letter G with decorative penwork on upper cover; lower cover wraps around upper cover with remnants of leather ties; 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
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