In old English law. A charter, or deed. Any written tool. In Spanish law. A letter; a deed; an electric of lawyer. Las Partidas, pt. 3, tit. 18, 1. 30.
letter of introduction
For instance, the provisions in Magna Carta concerning the freedom of the church find no place in the Articles, while a comparison between the two documents suggests that in other ways also influences favourable to the church and the clergy were at work while the famous charter was being framed.