Stockholm, National Archives, E 1984 (4), Bielkesamlingen, 01 Hogenskild Bielkes samling, Handlingar rörande Nynäs gård i Nousis socken, Åbo län. Vol. 10. Financial registers pertaining to the landed estates of Anna Hansdotter Tott in Finland
A register of finances
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Stockholm, National Archives, E 1984 (4), Bielkesamlingen, 01 Hogenskild Bielkes
samling, Handlingar rörande Nynäs gård i Nousis socken, Åbo län. Vol. 10. Financial
registers pertaining to the landed estates of Anna Hansdotter Tott in Finland
register of finances
A well structured financial register detailing incomes and expenses in various
goods for the estate complex of
(or possibly only one
or two of them). Entries mostly concern the years
(fols. 1−61) but the
last quire has notes up to 1540.
69 folios. 11cm × 29cm
Foliation in upper right-hand corner. The foliation of the manuscript is
inconsistent, skipping over some blank leaves. The foliation marked on the
manuscript is shown below in parentheses.
A varied quire structure. The first quire consists of eight bifolia with the
last folio cut out. Folios six and seven have been sewn together. The second
quire has eight bifolia and encloses an extra bifolium (with the first leaf left
unnumbered and the second marked ‘25’). The third quire has eight bifolia and an
added paper slip. Two folios have been cut out. The fourth quire consists of
three bifolia and encloses an extra bifolium (leafs numbered 50 and 51). The
fifth quire has three bifolia with the last folio cut out. Finally, the sixth
quire consists of four bifolia.
a note identifying the
owner – and presumably scribe – as
Limp binding of light-brown leather. The back cover is extended into a wrap-around
flap closing on the front. The front cover shows the remnants of a contemporary
note, faded and illegible.
A rather well-written financial register which is better organized than its
counterparts from the same period. The structuring of notes under clear and easily
navigable headings suggests that this is a fair copy.
This manuscript is part
of a large block of records from the
pertaining to the estates of
, which were managed as a whole. A likely place of writing is
estate, but the record could equally well have been written
The financial records of
and related estates came to the Swedish Crown, and