Watermarks: unidentified pot. Script: Written by several individuals in informal cursive scripts. Most folios are wrinkled, torn; some have been mended. Binding: Nineteenth century. Half green goatskin with green cloth sides, gold- and blind-tooled. Leaves of a didactic theological text (Germany, ca. 1250) bound at beginning and end; probably a bifolium. Parchment; 291 x 196 (220 x 155) mm. Written above top line in a small gothic bookhand. Initials in red or green with penwork designs of the other color. Stained, but with little loss of text.
Manuscript on paper tablet of Account book, being a record of Stiffkey mill belonging to Nathaniel Bacon (1546?-1622) for the time period 8 December 1576-1579/80. Contains weekly statements of George Brigges, John Wilson, Thomas Shorten, William Fether, Robert Merkyn, and Henry Corye.
Mill Inventory and Accounts
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1547-1622 [Owner] Bacon, Nathaniel,--1547-1622 [Owner] Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916 [Inscriber]
Didactic literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Great Britain--Economic conditions--16th century
Account books Business records Inscriptions Manuscripts, Renaissance--England--16th century
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Beinecke MS 195
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 195. Nathaniel Bacon, Account Book. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Number of Pages: 87
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