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F3-69. Donation by Nekrašas Volodkavičius, holder of Belica, to the Church of Garadzišča

Garadzišča, 1494 10 28
Nekrašas Volodkavičius (Nyekrasch Volodzkowycz), holder of Belica, donates the following to the Church of Garadzišča: three annual tithes of grain from the estates of Garadzišča, Dračylavas (Draczylowo) and Zaberdavas (Zabyerewo); a tithe from horse and cattle herd; four "saikas" (measurement) of honey; an inn exempt from taxes; a plot of arable land and two fields with meadows; 13 peasants for the sustenance of the Church of Assumption, St. Jacob, St. Andrew, St. Michael and St. Hedwiga, established by Nekrašas Volodkavičius in Garadzišča; and allows to fish in the waters of the estate of Garadzišča.
The attached seal is missing, except for the dark brown thread and 3 cuts.
Latin; 1 f.; 32,7x25,5+4,6 cm; Text: 28,2x21,8 cm; 54 rows. The parchment is spotty, worn out, torn in places and decayed along the folds. Falsification.  Invocatio is written in enlarged letters. Initial is decorated and takes up 16 lines. 
The label of Vilnius Public Library is on the reverse of the parchment.
Related documents: Translation into Polish of 17 c. attached.
References: KDKDW, t.1, p.483–485, nr.417; Jasas, p.53, nr.109.  

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