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Historical Documents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania


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F101-7, F101-15, F101-19, F101-20, F101-21 F101-22, F101-23, F101-24, F101-25, F101-26 F101-27, F101-28, F101-29, F101-30, F101-31 F101-32, F101-33, F101-35, F101-36, F101-37 F101-38, F101-39, F101-41, F101-43, F101-44 F101-48, F101-49, F101-50, F101-52, F101-53 F101-55, F101-56, F101-57, F101-58, F101-59 F101-69, F101-70, F101-71, F101-72, F101-74 F101-75, F101-76, F101-77, F101-78, F101-80 F101-81, F101-82, F101-84, F101-85, F101-86 F101-87, F101-89, F101-93, F101-101, F101-106 F101-110, F101-124, F101-126, F101-127, F101-149

[F101-61] [F101-62] [F101-66] [F101-67] [F101-68] 

 



LNMMB F101-
61 

IA DOROTA MALCHEROWNA ZAWISZANKA IERZYNA SAMSONOWWA…
On behalf of her husband, Dorota Malcherowna Zawiszanka Jerzyna Samsonowa Podbereska (Dorota Malcherowna Zawiszanka Ierzyna Samsonowwa Podbereska), the wife of marshal of Breslauja Jerzy Samson Podbereski, founds the following items for the Deltuva Evangelical Reformist Church in Ukmergė district: a stone church, a school and a hospital in Deltuva (Dziewałtowo), Kermužė (Kormuż) village of Kožangrodek (Kożangrodek) estate in Novogrudok district; and 14,000 Polish zlots (the money has been loaned to the son-in-law Władysław Monwid Dorostajski, a GDL butler, and the daughter Helizabeta Samsonowna Podbereska with either Mantviliškės (Montwiliszki) town or Mantvydava (Montwidowo) town and Piliuona (Pilany) village in the Žemaitian Duchy used as a guarantee). She also appoints herself owner of the property and empowers her son-in-law Jerzy Grużewski, a Žemaitian judge, her daughter Marianna Samsonowna Podbereska and their progeny to take over the responsibility on her death.

Authenticity
Original
Place and date of issue
Musninkai (Musniki), February 6, 1638
Seals
5 seals affixed to the document with twists of green thread (15 slits for the twists are spaced out by 1.6–6.2–2–5.7–1.7–6.3–1.9–6.3–2.3 cm in the first row horizontally, 8.5–7.9–8.6–8.9 cm in the following row horizontally, and 2.4–2.3–2.5–2.4–2.4–2.3–2.7–2.6–2.8–2.6 cm diagonally; parchment fold-up is 8 cm):
· The black wax seal (oval, 1.4 x 1.7 cm) of Dorota Malcherowna Zawiszanka Jerzyna Samsonowa Podbereska, the wife of the marshal of Breslauja, which is placed in a box of turned wood (Ø 5 cm) without a cover;
· Jonas Ogiński's, castellan of Mstislavl, red wax seal (oval, 2.8 x 3.3 cm) in a box of turned wood (Ø 5.5 cm) without a cover;
· The red wax seal (octagonal, 1.4 x 1.6 cm) of Tomasz Wolan, marshal of Ašmena district and the royal secretary, is placed in a box of turned wood (Ø 5 cm) without a cover;
· The red wax seal (round, Ø 2.4 cm) of the succamerarius of Mozyr Adam Zyżemski in a box of turned wood (Ø 5.5 cm) without a cover;
· Jan Szwykowski's red wax seal (oval, 1.3 x 1.5 cm) in a box of turned wood (Ø 5 cm) without a cover.
Signed by
Ian Oginski kasztelan Mscisławski Ręką swą Jan Ogiński, castellan of Mstislavl;
Tomasz Wolan Marszałek Oszmianski Sekretarz Ieo K. msci przy pieczęci Swey rękę podpisuię
Tomasz Wolan, secretary of royal seal;
Adam Zyzemsky Podkomorzy mozursky
Adam Zyzemski, succamerarius of Mozyr;
Ian Szwykowski Reką swą podpisał
Jan Szwykowski.
Language
Polish. A record on the back of the document is in office Slavic.
Illumination
The initial "I" (6 lines, 6 cm) is decorated with floral ornamentation (in ink).
Materials
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 78.5 cm x 56.5 + 8 cm.
Text: 70.5 x 35 cm.

 



LNMMB F101-
62

Significamus pr(æse)ntibus l(itte)ris n(ost)ris, quorum intereſt…
Wladislaw Vasa (Vladislaus), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, confirms a foundation established by the elder of Upytė Eustachius Kurcz (Evstachivs Kvrcz) by which the latter presents the Franciscans of Grodno (Grodna) with Panemunė (Poniemonie) estate and a brick house in Grodno along with a plot of land across the Nemunas (Niemen) for a church to be built on.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Vilnius (Vilna), April 13, 1639.
Seal
The seal has not remained (parchment fold-up is 9.4 cm; 3 slits for the twist are spaced 9.5 cm apart horizontally, 6 and 6.5 cm diagonally).
Signed by
Vladislaus Rex –
Wladislaw Vasa, King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania;
Marcianus Tryzna, referend(ariu)s et not(ariu)s Mag(ni) Duc(atus) Lit(huaniæ) – Marcianus Tryzna, referendary and notary of the GDL.
Language
Latin. Postscripts are in Polish.
Illumination
None.
Material
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 49.5 x 23.4 + 9.4 cm.
Text: 40 x 11 cm.

 



LNMMB F101-
66

WLADYSLAW IV Z Bozey Laski Krol Polski…
Wladislaw Vasa, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, transumes and confirms the royal commissioners' decision of September 18, 1646 in regard to the case of Vilnius butchers' guild against the magistrate of Vilnius about tax cuts.

Authenticity
Original
Place and date of issue
Warsaw (Warszawa), December 12, 1646
Seal

The greater red wax seal of GDL (Ø 9 cm) in an ornamented metal box (Ø 10.2 cm) without a cover, attached to the document with a twist of yellow, green, white and red thread (5 slits for the twist are spaced out by 8 and 11.5 cm horizontally and 1.6–1.3–4.7–4.7–5.7–5.6 cm diagonally; the parchment fold-up is 6.5 cm).
Signed by
Vladislaus Rex – Wladislaw Vasa, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania;
Krzysztoph Zawisza Pisarz WoXaLo – Krzysztof Zawisza, the GDL scribe.
Language
Polish.
Illumination
None.
Materials
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 59.7 x 32 + 6.5 cm.
Text: 49.6 x 22.6 cm.

 



LNMMB F101-67 

Significamus præsentibus literis noſtris, quorum intereſt...
John Casimir (Joannes Casimirus), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, gives permission to the magistrate and the residents of Vilnius to build mills on the banks of the Neris (Wilia) and Vilnia (Wilna) Rivers.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Krakow (Cracouia), February 13, 1649.
Seal
The greater red wax attached seal of the GDL (Ø 9 cm) in a metal box (Ø 10 cm) is affixed to the document with a twist of green, white and yellowish thread (parchment fold-up is 7 cm; 2 slits for the twist are spaced 6 cm apart).
Signed by
Joannes Casimirus Rex
– John Casimir, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania;
Franciscus Jsaikowski, ref(erenda)rius et notariu(s) M(agni) D(ucatus) L(ithuani)æ – Franciscus Isaikowski, the GDL referendary and scribe.
Language
Latin. Postscripts are in Polish.
Illumination
None.
Material
Parchment and ink.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 50 x 19 + 7.4 cm.
Text: 36 x 7 cm.

 

 



LNMMB F101-68

In nomine Dei Omnipotentis amen. Ad perpetvam rei memoriam…
John Casimir (Ioannes Casimirus), King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, confirms all the privileges of his predecessors granted to the Vilnius City.

Authenticity
Original.
Place and date of issue
Krakow (Cracouia), January 14, 1649.
Seal
The greater red wax attached seal of the GDL (Ø 9 cm) in a metal box (Ø 10 cm) is affixed to the document with a twist of red thread (parchment fold-up is 11 cm; 4 slits for the twist are spaced 8.5 and 3.5 cm apart horizontally and 9 cm apart diagonally).
Signed by
Ioannes Casimirus Rex
  John Casimir, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania;
Stanislaus Naruszewic(z), r(efere)nd(a)rius et n(ota)rius Mag(ni) Duc(atus) Lith(uaniæ) Stanislaus  Naruszewicz, the GDL referendary and scribe.
Language
Latin. Postscripts are in Polish.
Illumination
The letters of the incipit and the initial "S" are written in paint of golden tint.
Material
Parchment, ink and paint.
Dimensions
Single sheet format: 73 x 46.5 + 11 cm.
Text: 59 x 24.5 cm.

 

F101-7, F101-15, F101-19, F101-20, F101-21 F101-22, F101-23, F101-24, F101-25, F101-26 F101-27, F101-28, F101-29, F101-30, F101-31 F101-32, F101-33, F101-35, F101-36, F101-37 F101-38, F101-39, F101-41, F101-43, F101-44 F101-48, F101-49, F101-50, F101-52, F101-53 F101-55, F101-56, F101-57, F101-58, F101-59 F101-69, F101-70, F101-71, F101-72, F101-74 F101-75, F101-76, F101-77, F101-78, F101-80 F101-81, F101-82, F101-84, F101-85, F101-86 F101-87, F101-89, F101-93, F101-101, F101-106 F101-110, F101-124, F101-126, F101-127, F101-149


Historical Documents of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania