Manuscript volume containing a report giving a list of all the costs of the upkeep of a galley in a squadron, [1700-1750], requested by 'S R Gerosna', entitled 'Relazione distinta di tutta la somma che si spende e consuma per il manteninento di una galera dalla squadra di questa S R Gerosna'. Includes frequent references to the port at Malta, and to Sicily, Sardinia and other islands in the Mediterranean, and notes of advice for captains of galleys trading in the area.
Costs of the upkeep of a galley
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 223
- Dates of Creation[1700-1750]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialItalian
- Physical Description1 volume containing 24 leaves
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Part of the Goldsmith's Library of Economic Literature, initially collected by Herbert Somerton Foxwell and presented by the Goldsmith's Company to the University of London in 1903.
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Manuscript folio. Bound in half-morocco.
Compiled by Sarah Smith as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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