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In the middle of the court is the donjon, which contains the archives and the treasure.

A deed once deposited in the archives of the Notary is sacred.

His papers and diaries are in the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Miss Wright, however, did not use the documents found in other archives.

Archives and documents are searched for details about his life and works.

Abstract of the marriage contract in the archives of the Capitol.

In the archives of the municipality of Nepi, where I copied the brief from the records.

Both briefs are preserved in the archives of the State-house of Nepi.

This is the first of the letters regarding this subject in the archives of Modena.

His correspondence with Gonzaga is preserved in the archives of Mantua.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from French archif (16c.), from Late Latin archivum (singular), from Greek ta arkheia "public records," plural of arkheion "town hall," from arkhe "government," literally "beginning, origin, first place" (see archon).

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