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Ms. Codex 1582 Documents concerning the inheritance of the Corbino, the Pontecorona, the Prado, and other Sicilian families
TitleDocuments concerning the inheritance of the Corbino, the Pontecorona, the Prado, and other Sicilian families
Call numberMs. Codex 1582
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4849564
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageLatin, with a few passages in Italian
- after 1716
Collection of copies of documents concerning the inheritance and succession of numerous members of Sicilian families such as the Corbino, the Pontecorona, the Prado, and others. They all appear to be from the Palermo region. Most of the items are of legal or notarial documents, but a small number of accounts and credit records are also present. They all concern, from different points of view, disputes about the wills of members of the families, including the devolution of large estates; organization of and expenses related to the funerals; the building of memorial monuments; the choice of the executors; charitable donations of variable portion of the estate to local churches (including that of San Domenico, in Palermo); and the payment of debts and taxes (referred to as gabelle) with the senate of Palermo.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Villafiorita Ducal Records.
WatermarkDesign containing 3 flowers and a crown.
Extent92 leaves : 301 x 208 mm. bound to 319 x 215 mm. +
FoliationPaper, i (paper), [ii], 1-90; contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
BindingContemporary paper boards, tied with a set of two strings with metal tips; the heading Legato d'onze sei an[...]le, n[ume]ro 2 on upper cover.
- Sold by Kurt L. Schwarz (Beverly Hills, Calif.).
- Chiesa di S. Domenico (Palermo, Italy)
- Palermo (Italy).--Senate
- Funeral rites and ceremonies--Italy
- Inheritance and succession--Italy
- Legal documents
- Genealogical tables
- Notarial documents
- Manuscripts, Italian--18th century
- Manuscripts, Latin--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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