Turgut Var

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The paper investigates the Bonsignori accounts that are in the archives of the University of Kansas, Spencer Research Library. The file contains 133 documents and bound books relating to the affairs of the Filippo Bonsignori family between 1455 and 1632. The most important documents deal with, accounting and administration of Filippo Bonsignori's will. The time period involved (1455 to 1632) permits some study of the developments in accounting methods used in fulfilling fiduciary responsibilities. The paper provides insight into the history of Florentine estate accounting.



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