120 leaves : paper ; 274 x 206 (223 x 157) mm bound to 297 x 218 mm 1 microfilm reel : negative (MN) and positive (Robbins MS 184)
A collection of reports, briefs, and related documents, dated 1626-1628, submitted from dioceses all over Italy mostly to the Sacra Congregazione super Controversiis Jurisdictionalibus, although there are a few submitted to the Sacra Congregazione dell'Immunita' et Jurisdictione Ecclesiastica (e.g. fol. 42r-44v: "Per li diaconi selvaggi di Hostuni (i.e. Ostuni)." All of these documents bear the name "APD Merlino."
Ms. codex. Title supplied by cataloger. Collation: paper (similar but not identical to Briquet, Oiseau 12250) fol. vi + 106 + fol. iv (paper); gatherings irregular. Layout: Written in long lines. Script: Written in cursive script by various hands. Decoration. Binding: Limp vellum binding with leather fore edge ties (lacking). Title on spine: "Positiones S. Cong. IM ECC APD Merlin." Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, The Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 184.
Mostly Italian, some Latin.
Phillipps, T. Cat. ms., 6559.
Was once in the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (his no. 7594); library stamp on fol. 1r: "Bibliot. H.F., 1710."
RBCAG Robbins MS 184
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