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74 2311 Netherlands  Witt J de 1625 1672 74 2311 Netherlands Witt J de 1625 1672
74/2311 [Netherlands]. Witt, J. de (1625-1672). MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED "Johan de Witt 1666", dated "Hage den 20en April 1666", 1 fold. leaf w. traces of wax seal, addressed to "Mijn heere Andries Colvius Bedienaer des goddelijcken woords voorde fransche gemeente tot Dordrecht".

= Letter of condolence and sympathy on the death of the adressee's wife(?) ("uw lieve huischvrouwe onse waerde nighte"), also apologizing for being too caught up in daily affairs to be able to attend the funeral service. Andries Colvius (1594-1671) was a preacher in Dordrecht. An English translation of the entire text is provided in the lot. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVIII.

€ (500-700) 1800
74/2312 Noord Holland  Manuscript sentence concerning hoffstede genaemt De Vlotter gelegen in d'heerlicheyt van Marquette 74/2312 Noord Holland Manuscript sentence concerning hoffstede genaemt De Vlotter gelegen in d'heerlicheyt van Marquette
74/2312 [Noord-Holland]. Manuscript sentence concerning "hoffstede genaemt De Vlotter, gelegen in d'heerlicheyt van Marquette", pen and ink on vellum, dated 1659, recto only, embossed paper seal attached.

= In 1654 the servant of Isaac Hochepied, owner of the homestead 'De Vlotter', was being accused of forbidden hunting. Hochepied, as a nobleman, is qualified for hunting and in possession of the hunting license belonging to the homestead. Since the servant, Arjen Cornelisz., is his employee, the accusation should be annulled. The sentence of 1659 agrees with Hochepied.

AND 2 other manuscript documents, both pen and ink on paper: a proof of ownership, dated 1870 and a anonymous letter, dated 1934.

€ (50-70) 50
74/2313 Noord Holland  Lot of 21 manuscript documents 74/2313 Noord Holland Lot of 21 manuscript documents
74/2313 [Noord-Holland]. Lot of 21 manuscript documents, pen and ink mostly on vellum and 7x on paper, dated 1626-1868, wax and embossed paper seals attached, mostly folded.

= Contains i.a. 13 deeds of transport, of i.a. a house on the Oude Gracht in Alkmaar (1808), "de helfte twee ledige erven of stukken grods, gelegen binnen dese stadt [Weesp] aan de westzijde van de Nieuwe of Agtergragt" (1769) and a field of arable land in Winkel (1758); a deed of admission as notary of Aris van der Mieden (Alkmaar, 1684) and an inventory of the estate and legacy of Maartje Cornelis Leeuws (Winkel, 1782).

€ (100-150) 210
74/2314 Noord Holland and Zuid Holland  Lot of 7 manuscript documents 74/2314 Noord Holland and Zuid Holland Lot of 7 manuscript documents
74/2314 [Noord-Holland and Zuid-Holland]. Lot of 7 manuscript documents, pen and ink on vellum, dated 1644-1793, recto only, all w. embossed paper and 1 w. wax seal attached, all folded.

- One charter ink faded, barely legible.

= Contains 6 deeds of transport, i.a. one in which Leendert van der Kruck and Catharina van Leeuwen have sold to Krijn van Rijn "een huijsmanswooninge met koe en paardestallinge, schuur, twee bargen en verder getimmerte daartoe en aangehoorende, met verscheijde parthijen weij off teelland" near Voorburg (1775), and a settlement between nobleman Balduyn van Rhooden and his cousin Aert Johan van Renoy in which the first requests a proces between him and his cousin to be ended, which would enable him to "eenmael ruste in sijnen hoogen ouderdom tot versorginge van sijn zyel en salichheyt te mogen genieten" (1644).

€ (100-150) 150
74/2315 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian manuscript 74/2315 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian manuscript
74/2315 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ethiopian manuscript, prob. late 19th/ early 20th cent., (64) vellum lvs., Ethiopian script in black and red ink on recto and verso, 10 (col.) miniatures, all but 2 full-p., a few lvs. w. border decoration in upper blank margin (1x col.), contemp. blindst. leather over wooden boards, 6,5x5 cm. (manuscript section), ±11x7,5 cm. (leaf).

- A few lvs. w. contemp. annots. and additional ills. in pencil, pen and ink.

= Nice, brightly coloured miniatures. Possibly unfinished illumination, as some miniatures and border decoration is uncoloured.

€ (150-250)
74/2316 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 74/2316 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
74/2316 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ethiopian prayerbook, prob. late 19th/ early 20th cent., (134) vellum lvs., Ethiopian script in black and red ink on recto and verso, 8 (all but 2) full-p. col. miniatures, 1 leaf w. (smudged) col. border decoration in upper margin, contemp. blindst. leather over wooden boards, 15,5x11 cm.

- Scattered (contemp.?) annots. throughout; sl. fingersoiled in outer lower corner. Backstrip sl. chipped; joints starting to split at spine-ends.

€ (120-150) 200
74/2317 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 74/2317 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
74/2317 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ethiopian prayerbook, prob. late 19th/ early 20th cent., (95) vellum lvs., Ethiopian script in two columns in black and red ink on recto and verso, 4 col. miniatures, contemp. blindst. leather over wooden boards, 17x12,5 cm., w. goatskin pouch consisting of 2 retractable parts w. leather cords.

- Contemp. (?) annots. on verso last leaf.

€ (120-150) 350
74/2318 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 74/2318 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
74/2318 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ethiopian prayerbook, prob. late 19th/ early 20th cent., (49) vellum lvs., Ethiopian script in two columns in black and red ink on recto and verso, 5 (extensively) col. miniatures, contemp. leatherbacked wooden boards, 15,5x11 cm.

- Miniatures partly sl. flaked; a contemp. annot. in pen and ink and additional ill. in pencil; sl. (finger)soiled. Backcover cracked; leather worn on backstrip, lacks portion of ±4,5 cm.

€ (100-150) 120
74/2319 Oriental manuscripts  Ethiopian prayerbook 74/2319 Oriental manuscripts Ethiopian prayerbook
74/2319 [Oriental manuscripts]. Ethiopian prayerbook, prob. late 19th/ early 20th cent., (30) vellum lvs., Ethiopian script in black and red ink on recto and verso, contemp. wooden covers, 15x11,5 cm.

- Wrinkled; final leaf w. some (Ethiopian) annots. in ballpoint; one leaf w. hole; fingersoiled; occas. sl. stained.

€ (50-70) 50
74/2320 Oriental manuscripts  Leaf from an Indian epic with Vanaras taking a woman to a sleeping man and a man encountering a half beast half animal 74/2320 Oriental manuscripts Leaf from an Indian epic with Vanaras taking a woman to a sleeping man and a man encountering a half beast half animal
74/2320 [Oriental manuscripts]. (Leaf from an Indian epic with Vanaras taking a woman to a sleeping man and a man encountering a half beast half animal). Calligraphed arabic text in pen and ink, two scenes in gouache on recto and verso, 44,5x24 cm. (leaf), 19th cent. (?).

- Older repairs in lower corners; margins frayed and soiled.

€ (50-70) 190
74/2321 Oriental manuscripts  Indian manuscript 74/2321 Oriental manuscripts Indian manuscript
74/2321 [Oriental manuscripts]. Indian manuscript, prob. late 19th cent.(?), (30) paper lvs. w. (52) textp. in pen and black and red ink and occas. yellow, 10 full-p. miniatures, gouache, heightened w. gold, ±23,5x15,5 cm., contemp. cl. over boards.

- Sl. (water)stained and soiled; a few lvs. wormholed in blank margins; lvs. frayed along extremities; new endpapers. Cloth darkened.

€ (150-250) 900
74/2322 Slavery  Manuscript document 74/2322 Slavery Manuscript document
74/2322 [Slavery]. Manuscript document, pen and ink on paper, 1 fold. leaf, 37x46 cm., dated "(...) in Senegal River since the 17th February 1762".

- A few sm. holes on folds.

= Freight list(?) concerning the purchase of i.a. slaves, gum and elephant teeth. Drawn up by captains George Glas and Robert Mavers.

€ (250-350) 650
74/2323 Surinam  Conditien van eene Negotiatie ten lasten van eenige Planters in de Colonie van Essequebo en Demerary onder directie van Mr Kornelis van den Helm Boddaert  ten comptoire van 74/2323 Surinam Conditien van eene Negotiatie ten lasten van eenige Planters in de Colonie van Essequebo en Demerary onder directie van Mr Kornelis van den Helm Boddaert ten comptoire van
74/2323 [Surinam]. Conditien van eene Negotiatie ten lasten van eenige Planters in de Colonie van Essequebo en Demerary, onder directie van Mr. Kornelis van den Helm Boddaert (...), ten comptoire van de Heeren Adolf Jan Heshuisen en Compagnie in Haarlem en Amsterdam." Middelburg, "1 January 1772", fold. letterpress leaf, (4)p., folio size, SIGNED by A.J. Heshuysen and K. v.d. Helm Boddaert, with manuscript dates of payment for 1803, 1818, 1828, 1838 and 1848.
€ (200-300) 275
74/2324 Surinam  Conditien van Negotiatie tot een Fonds waar uit onder Directie van Daniel Changuion aan eenige Planters in Rio Essequebo en Rio Demerary tot voortzetting en verbeetering hunner 74/2324 Surinam Conditien van Negotiatie tot een Fonds waar uit onder Directie van Daniel Changuion aan eenige Planters in Rio Essequebo en Rio Demerary tot voortzetting en verbeetering hunner
74/2324 [Surinam]. Conditien van Negotiatie, tot een Fonds waar uit, onder Directie van Daniel Changuion, aan eenige Planters in Rio Essequebo en Rio Demerary, tot voortzetting en verbeetering hunner Plantagien een Somma van f400000:- voor 10 Jaaren zal werden gefourneert, teegens den Intrest van 6 pCto. 's Jaards." Amst., "Po. Maart 1769", fold. letterpress leaf, folio size, (3)p., SIGNED by D. Changuion, J.W. Valkenier and W. van der Lyn, with payment stamps, all (except the first stamp) on the final leaf, for 1816, 1820, 1825[?], 1827, 1829, 1836, 1837, 1838 and 1841 and w. manuscr. annots. on verso final leaf concerning payment in May 1769 and 3 April 1793.
€ (200-300) 275
74/2325 Surinam  Copia of a Deed of share concerning the Plantagie Beekenhorst and the Plantagie Egmond 74/2325 Surinam Copia of a Deed of share concerning the Plantagie Beekenhorst and the Plantagie Egmond
74/2325 [Surinam]. "Copia" of a Deed of share concerning the "Plantagie Beekenhorst" and the "Plantagie Egmond". Amst., "Primo April Ao. 1791", fold. letterpress leaf, folio size, (3)p., SIGNED by Dirk Luden, Mr Michiel Hubert tot Hilvarenbeek and François de Vogel as well as the notary A. Mylius.
€ (250-350) 250
74 2326 Texel  Archive of the family Diercxsens from Antwerp and Turnhout 74 2326 Texel Archive of the family Diercxsens from Antwerp and Turnhout
74/2326 [Texel]. Archive of the family Diercxsens from Antwerp and Turnhout, w. various (legal) documents and manuscripts, ±1830-1900.

= I.a. on the members Alexandre Diercxsens and Joseph Antoine Diercxens. They were i.a. involved in the "Societeit van Eigendom van Eijerland". This company was erected in 1835 by the Antwerp businessman Th. de Cock (brother-in-law of Joseph Antoine Diercxsens) and others to develop the marsh land on the Dutch island of Texel for agrarian purposes. Also on the sale of land on Texel.

€ (80-100) 110
74 2327 Turkey  Timothy II Marmarinos Patriarch of Constantinople ? 1620 74 2327 Turkey Timothy II Marmarinos Patriarch of Constantinople ? 1620
74/2327 [Turkey]. Timothy II Marmarinos, Patriarch of Constantinople (?-1620). Manuscript deed or ordinance, pen and ink, in Greek, 1 leaf fold. vellum, w. lead seal.

= Text unread. Signed by the patriarch and probably various officials in Greek and Arabic. Timothy was patriarch of Constantinople from 1612 to 1620. The manuscript appears to be dated 1613 on verso.

€ (300-500) 1000
74 2328 Utrecht  Alkemade K van 1654 1737 and Schelling P van der 1692 1751 74 2328 Utrecht Alkemade K van 1654 1737 and Schelling P van der 1692 1751
74/2328 [Utrecht]. Alkemade, K. van (1654-1737) and Schelling, P. van der (1692-1751). "Publyke Gedenktekenen in de Provinsie van Utrecht, of Beelden, Tombens, Schilderyen, Geslagt-wapenen, Graf- Lov- en Op-schriften, beschilde Kerkglazen De naamen der Praepositi, Dekenen, enz De Collezien der Kanoniken, De Reliquien, aldaar bewaard, en andere Eer- en Gedenkmerken, in Publyke Plaatsen, Kerken en Gebouwen, enz te zien (...)." Manuscript, first half 18th cent., pen and ink, (12),217[incl. a few numbered but unused leaves] manuscript p., engr. frontisp., 2 mounted engr. ills. w. manuscript additions, contemp. blindst. vellum with manuscript title in pen on spine reading "M.S. Monumenta Trajectensia 2.", folio.

- Provenance: owner's stamp of a member of the Beelaerts van Blokland family on title-p.

= Transcript by K. van Alkemade and/ or P. van der Schelling of A. van Buchel's manuscript Monumenta (unpublished) (currently in the Utrechts Archief). Very fine and meticulously detailed manuscript, richly illustrated with numerous coats of arms, quotes from commemoratives plaques, gravestones, drawings of the decorated gravestones of the relevant family members, churches, convents etc. Occas. w. later annots. (partly on loosely inserted pieces op paper). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIX.

€ (2.000-3.000) 2000
74 2329 Utrecht   coopconditie tusschen de voorn oemde Teuntje van Oostrum en den hooged ele welgebooren Heer Jacob Johan van Deelen Heere van Amelisweerd  74 2329 Utrecht coopconditie tusschen de voorn oemde Teuntje van Oostrum en den hooged ele welgebooren Heer Jacob Johan van Deelen Heere van Amelisweerd
74/2329 [Utrecht]. "(...) coopconditie tusschen de voorn[oemde] Teuntje van Oostrum en den hooged[ele] welgebooren Heer Jacob Johan van Deelen Heere van Amelisweerd (...)". Manuscript deed of transport, ink on vellum, dated "Int Jaar Zeventien hondert vier en dertig, op den een en twintigsten van de Maand April", recto only, w. 4 wax. seals and 1 embossed paper seal attached, framed.

- Seals trifle dam., some tiny pinholes at top and bottom.

= "(...) vijf morgen zoo bouw als weijland" is being transported from Teuntje van Oostrum to Jacob Johan van Deelen, for a "Plegte van vier hondert gulden Capitaal ten behoeve van Juff[rouw]e de With". The land was situated between the property of the chapter of Sint Jan of Utrecht and that of Michael Reael, "Lakencoper". Well readible handwriting. Attractively framed. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LIX.

€ (150-250) 150
74/2330 Utrecht  Manuscript charter regarding botanist Magdalena Poulle 74/2330 Utrecht Manuscript charter regarding botanist Magdalena Poulle
74/2330 [Utrecht]. Manuscript charter regarding botanist Magdalena Poulle, pen and ink on vellum, dated 19 November 1683, recto only, (dam.) wax and embossed paper seal attached.

= In 1680, Magdalena Poulle, widow of merchant Adraen Daem, buys the ruin of Gunterstein in Breukelen and rebuilds the house. She starts to collect exotic plants and has a heated oranjerie (greenhouse) built, which makes her one of the first private collectors to have a modern greenhouse in which the plants survive the cold Dutch weather. In the deed of transport of 1683, a piece of land of the "huijse Ruwwiel" is sold to Magdalena Poulle, "Vrouwe van de ridderhoffstadt Gruntesteijn".

AND one other non-related manuscript letter on paper, regarding De Bilt, dated 26 January 1823.

€ (100-150) 100