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F1-29. Privilege of Grand Duke Alexander of Lithuania to the town of Brest

Vilnius, 1495 07 28
Grand Duke Alexander of Lithuania renews the Magdeburg rights for the town of Brest.
The attached seal is missing, except for the string of light cherry thread.
Latin; 1 f.; 45x39,8+10,1 cm; Text: 33x29,5 cm; 44 rows. The parchment is spotty, decayed. Decayed places along the folders are glued with paper. Ink faded.  Invocatio is written in enlarged letters. Initial is decorated, taking up 9 lines. 
The label of Vilnius Public Library is on the reverse of the parchment.
References: SGA, .1, p.26-28, nr.23; ORO, t.3, p.3, nr.29; Jasas, p.55, nr.115.  

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