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F1-3. Confirmation letter by Pope Innocent III to the Order of St. John

Signie, 1201 08 02
Pope Innocent III confirms the right of the Order of St. John to manage funds donated by the Bishop of Poznan and his Chapter for the maintenance of the vicar and the shelter [of St. Michael’s Church in Poznan].
A piece of the parchment with the seal is torn off.
Latin; 1 f.; 15,5x19+2 cm; Text: 11x18,5 cm; 10 rows. The parchment decayed along the folds. Ink a little faded. .  The first word of the intitulatio is written in capital letters; the initial is decorated. 
The label of Vilnius Public Library is on the reverse of the parchment.
Related documents: F1–1, F1–2, F1–4, F1–5, F1–6, F1–7, F1–8, F1–9
References: KDW, t.1, p.47, nr.37; ORO, t.3, p.1, nr.3; ISS, p.239–240, nr.3; Jasas, p.19–20, nr.3.  

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