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F6-15. Donation by Andrius Sakavičius, owner of Nemenčinė, to Vilnius Cathedral

Vilnius, 1434 06 09
Andrius Sakavičius (Andreas Sakowics), owner of Nemenčinė, donates the tithe from the estate of Švenčionys and ten peasants for the sustenance of the priest of St. Stephan and St. Laurentius’ Alter of Vilnius Cathedral.
Black wax seal, damaged by pests, in a protective wax bowl, attached with a parchment strip. Diameter 26 mm.
Latin; 1 f.; 18,3x24,5+3,5 cm; Text: 11,6x18 cm; 30 rows. The parchment is in good condition, a little spotty and darkened, with a few holes along the folds.  The first letter of the invocatio is enlarged and decorated, taking up the whole text. 
The label and the seal of the Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences are on the reverse of the parchment.
References: Kurczewski, t.2, p.295; KDKDW, t.1, p.149–150, nr.132; Jasas, p.30–31, nr.37.  

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