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Register of Criminals Executed in Venice
Volume de' giustiziati in Venezia
Record of convicted criminals executed in the city of Venice from August 803 to October 1775, including dates, names, reasons and modes of execution.
59 leaves; 32 cm
Names of executed criminals in red ink. Some initials throughout are also in red ink.
Politics and government
Registers of dead
Imperfect: at least two leaves torn out at end. Text preceeded by a rubric with the list of names of people sentenced to death, in alphabetical order ("Alfabetto per poter facilmente ritrovar tutti li nomi / de miseri Giustiziati; avertendo che il primo numero / sarà la cartadura del p(rese(nte) Volume, et il secondo il / numero del Giustiziato"). List of executed people in chronological order divided in three columns: 1) number (N. 1; N. 2 and so on); 2) Name and last name, in red ink; 3) brief description of the reason for the conviction and the ways in which the execution was carried out. Binding: Cover title "Vollume de Giustiziati in Venezia".
The Newberry Library
Newberry VAULT Case MS 6A 34