Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

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This document is a charter for a monastery in Romania. The specific monastery is unknown, but it may be the Plataresti Monastery, located outside Bucharest, Romania. The document is written in Moldovan using Cyrillic letters, and was issued by Prince Matei Basrab of Wallachia. Like most legal documents of the 17th century, it is on vellum, and beautifully illustrated. This item was included in the Scrawl and Order exhibit, http://lib.msstate.edu/exhibits/past/.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

1642

Time Period

1640-1649

Geographic Location

Romania

Object Type

text

Format (original)

document

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

1642_Romanian_document

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Charter, [Plataresti Monastery], Bucharest, Romania, Prince Matei Basrab of Wallachia, 1642

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