14 leaves : parchment ; 230 x 155 (180 x 115) mm bound to 235 x 165 mm 1 microfilm reel : negative (MN 02-59) and positive (Robbins MS 72)
All three documents are concerned with the granting of privileges and immunities to the Society of San Giovanni Battista Decollato, Florentines living in Rome. Francesco Alberico was apostolic protonotary and General Auditor for the Chamber of Causes in the Roman Curia. Articles 1 and 2 were notarized by Desiderio Bo[nis?], apostolic notary (notarial sign on fols. 7r and 9v); article 3 was notarized by Fausto Piroli, apostolic notary (notarial sign on fol. 12v).
Ms. codex. Title supplied by cataloger. Collation: Parchment, fol. ii (parchment and paper) + 14 + ii (parchment and paper); 1⁸ 2⁶. Layout: Written in 34 long lines; ruled in ink. Script: Each of the three texts written in a neat italic script by a different hand. Two different notarial hands are present, one on fol. 7r and 9v, one on fol. 12v. Decoration: Papal coats of arms on fols. 1r, 8r, and 13r. Binding: Blind-stamped leather over pasteboard hardback; two modern yellow cloth ties, one lacking; clump of knotted strings at the bottom of the document, near the spine. Chain of six 5 cm links and one pronged nail attached to the cover. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, The Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS 72.
Formatted Contents Note
Fol. 1r-7v: Francesco Alberico, Inspeximus of Julius III Bull "Illius qui pro Dominici" [9 February 1554] Fol. 8r-9v: Cardinal Flavio Orsini, Inspeximus of Pius IV Bull "Pastoralis eterni" [19 July 1563] Fol. 10r-13r: Cardinal Alessandro Riario, Inspeximus of Pius V Motu proprio "Cum sicut accepimus" [29 July 1569].
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Manuscript was once in the library of Prince Piero Ginori Conti in Florence (his bookplate on inside front cover).