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F1-2. Confirmation letter by Pope Celestin III to the Order of St. John

Laterani, 1193 04 09
Pope Celestin III confirms the right of the Order of the Hospital [of St. John] of Jerusalem to manage the shelter in Poznan with all the tithes donated for the maintenance of the shelter.
The attached seal is missing, except for the holes made for the attachment of the seal.
Latin; 1 f.; 13,6x17,8+1,6 cm; Text: 10x17,5 cm; 12 rows. The parchment is spotty; with some decay along the folds; the upper edge is torn on the left.  The first word of the intitulatio is written in capital letters. 
The label of Vilnius Public Library is on the reverse of the parchment.
Related documents: F11, F13, F14, F15, F16, F17, F18, F19
References: KDW, t.1, p.35, nr.30; ORO, t.3, p.1, nr.2; ISS, p.238239, nr.2; Jasas, p.19, nr.2.  

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