Coffee with a Codex: Notary

An informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually to talk about one the manuscripts from Penn's collections. This week, Curator Dot Porter will bring out LJS 54, a brief explanation of the office of notary and the purpose of notarial documents (f. 1r), followed by transcriptions of deeds and acts arranged in subject order as examples for a notary drawing up a document. Written in Padua between 1227 and 1237.

October 11, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm @ Virtual
Event Open to the public

An informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually with Kislak curators and talk about one of the manuscripts from Penn's collections. Each week we'll feature a different manuscript and the expertise of one of our curators. Everyone is welcome to attend. On October 11, Curator Dot Porter will bring out LJS 54, a brief explanation of the office of notary and the purpose of notarial documents (f. 1r), followed by transcriptions of deeds and acts arranged in subject order as examples for a notary drawing up a document. Written in Padua between 1227 and 1237. See the record here: https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9949359023503681

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