1 volume (235 leaves) : paper ; 34 x 21 cm bound to 35 x 22 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Dispositions l'instruction et jurisdiction du notariat en montre la definition et des choses qui y appartien[n]ent Second partie du présent livre Convention Traite de mariage Des testaments: testament receu et stipulé par feu le discret N.N. Mise de tutelle.
Treatise on the notarial arts as practiced in Neuchâtel and Valangin Switzerland during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, including forms and illustratory cases. Organized in six parts: the first deals with the art of being a notary, while the second discusses various kinds of obligations with examples, the third provides forms for various kinds of transactions, the fourth deals with marriage, the fifth concerns wills and gifts, and the sixth covers issues of guardianship. Running title, pages 2-114: L'art du notariat. The manuscript includes chapters that cover issues specific to Swiss law. Initials "[Fr?] A. Th." and date 1746 inscribed on upper pastedown.
Ms. codex. Title transcribed from title page, fol. 1r. Collation: Paper (various watermarks), fol. ii + 235; 1¹⁰ 2-9¹² 10¹²⁽⁺·⁻¹· ⁻¹¹⁾ 11¹⁴⁽⁻⁵⁾ 12¹⁰ 13¹⁶ 14¹⁰ 15¹⁴ 16¹⁰ 17¹⁴⁽⁻⁴⁾ 18¹⁰ 19¹⁴. Leaves 2-218 paginated 1-436; leaves 219-235 blank. Watermarks: Lettres et monogrames, not in Briquet; 2 Armoires-crosse, not in Briquet. Script: Written in an elegant cursive. Decoration: Elaborate, decorated letters on the title page and throughout. Title page in red and black ink. Origin: Written in or near the canon of Neuchâtel around 1746. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 290.
Quarter-bound in alum tawed skin and patterned paper; "Notarial de Neuchatel" inscribed on spine.
RBCAG Robbins MS 290
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