"Ego NICOLAUS, Presbiter Sancti Canciani notarius complevi et roboravi."
6. - (1319).
In a list of documents preserved in the Archives of the Casa di Ricovero,
occurs the entry which follows. But several recent searches have been made
for the document itself in vain.
* "No 94 MARCO GALETTI investe della proprieta dei beni che si trovano
in S. Giovanni Grisostomo MARCO POLO di Nicolo. 1319, 10 Settembre,
rogato dal notaio Nicolo Prete di S. Canciano."
The notary here is the same who made the official record of the document
[This document was kept in the Archives of the Istituto degli Esposti,
now transferred to the Archivio di Stato, and was found by the Ab.
Cav. V. Zanetti, and published by him in the Archivio Veneto, XVI.,
1878, pp. 98-100; parchment, 1157, filza I.; Marco Polo the traveller,
according to a letter of the 16th March, 1306, had made in 1304, a loan
of 20 lire di grossi to his cousin Nicolo, son of Marco the elder; the
sum remaining unpaid at the death of Nicolo, his son and heir Marcolino
became the debtor, and by order of the Doge Giovanni Soranzo, Marco
Galetti, according to a sentence of the Giudici del Mobile, of the 2nd
July, transferred to the traveller Marco on the 10th September, 1319,
duas proprietates que sunt hospicia et camere posite in ... confinio
sancti Ihoanis grisostomi que fuerunt Nicolai Paulo.