Item is a document written in Latin script on vellum, which appears to be a 17th century facsimile of an earlier document. The document begins with "Carolus," otherwise known as Charlemagne or Charles the Great.
Letter to an unnkown recipient, regarding information on a 1596 voyage of exploration to the Frozen [Arctic] Ocean in search of the Northwest Passage. Also contains research notes on other voyages to the Indian Ocean, etc. in the 16th century.