Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1509 Ledger of Medici debtors and creditors and accounts
TitleLedger of Medici debtors and creditors and accounts
Call numberMs. Codex 1509
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4489110
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Ledger of debtors, creditors, and accounts of an unidentified member of the Medici family for the year 1537. Often includes the nature of a given credit or debt and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals or institutions that hold the debt or credit, the most important being Piero and Luigi Capponi; Giovanni Ambrogini; Benedetto di Polito; Giacomo Corbinelli; Ottaviano de' Medici; Lorenzo Sarafini; Bastiano Ridolfi; Carlo Renzoni; Tommaso Vespucci; Jacopo and Agnolo Da Rimagno; the Capitolo delle monache delle convertite (f. 12v, f. 14v, f. 15v, f. 19v), a nunnery for young women, often prostitutes, who converted to Catholicism; the Spedale di Santa Maria Novella (f. 19v), a Florentine church which also offered medical help to pilgrims and those in need; and the Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore (f. 2v, f. 13v).
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
WatermarkUnidentified watermark containing a large pine cone.
Extent58 leaves : 211 x 143 mm
FoliationPaper, 58; [i], 1-49, [50-57]; contemporary foliation in ink; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto (f. 48-57 are blank).
- Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1963.
- Accounting--Italy--16th century
- Credit records
- Ledgers (account books)
- Manuscripts, Italian--16th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance