English translation of the medieval German text


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... in the presence of myself, the notary public, and of the witnesses named hereinafter, the honorable and diligent man Jakob Fust, citizen of Mainz, stood and spoke on behalf of his brother Johannes Füst, who was also present, explaining that in the case between his brother Johann Fust on the one hand and Johann Gutenberg on the other, the date set for the oath imposed upon Johann Füst according to the terms of the verdict, which the aforementioned Gutenberg had been called to witness, was for today in the chapter house at this hour.