Contract stipulating the dowry and financial terms of a marriage between René Jarvet, of Rochet, and Charlote Aménard, daughter of Loys Aménard, seigneur of Mesnil and de la Porte. Dated "Ce fu fait [et] donne le vingt [et] huit(ieme) jour davril lan de grace, quatre-vingts et troys apres Pasques." Notarial signature and sign at foot of document along with slit for the seal. Staining along top edge of document with some obscuring of text. Note summarizing contents along upper left margin and two small triangular incisions at lower left margin. Short notes on verso.
Ms. document. Title devised by cataloger. Collation: Parchment; single sheet. Layout: Written in a single column of 67 lines. Script: Written in a notarial script. Decoration: Embellished first initial. Origin: Written in France in 1483. Shelfmark: Berkeley, CA, the Robbins Collection, UC Berkeley School of Law, Robbins MS doc. 55.
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