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