Reference numberMS/93
TitlePapers, generally of European origin
Date15th-17th century
DescriptionA miscellaneous collection of documents, some probably removed from book-bindings, all pre-dating the Royal Society. Including a marriage contract in German between Courat Garner, citizen of Werde, and Anna Tayungerin of 1459. Also, a dedication addressed to Sebald Schreyer (1446–1503) the
Nürnberg humanist and merchant, possibly received into the Royal Society's collections via the Norfolk Library.
Extent7 items
Physical descriptionPaper
DimensionsVarious sizes
Access statusOpen
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