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F1-30. Confirmation by Grand Duke Alexander of Lithuania to Fedor Januševič, scribe of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Gardin, 1496 10 04
Grand Alexander Duke of Lithuania confirms the title of Fedor Januševič, vicegerent of Žiežmariai, to the mills with a pond by the Muchavec river and a “palivarkas”, earlier owned by the Jews of Brest and then by Nemira Grimalovič, aulicus of the Grand Duke.
Red wax impressed seal has crumbled off leaving a mark; a piece of left side of the seal remains. The parchment has 17 triangular holes in the place of the seal. Diameter 39 mm.
Ruthenian; 1 f.; 29,7x26,1+0 cm; Text: 22,2x21,7 cm; 25 rows. The parchment is in good condition.  The first letter of the text is decorated, taking up 11 lines. 
The label of Vilnius Public Library is on the reverse of the parchment.
Related documents: F1-506, F1-507.
References: ORO, t.3, p.3, nr.30; Jasas, p.55–56, nr.116.  

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