(Jefferson, Thomas) (1743 – 1826)
(LATEAU, Servant of God Anne Louise) (1850-83)
Belgium religious; mystic; stigmatist (first appeared at age 18). Second Class Relic; her linen handkerchief with accompanying documentation.
Breve dated 20 December 1889, signed on behalf of the pope by Mieczysław Cardinal Halka-Ledóchowski. Document bestows certain liturgical favors on the Basilica of Saint Nicolai, Nantes France. Dimensions: 15.25″x5.25″. Bears the red rubber stamp papal seal. Usual folds and very light toning; overall a handsome example. Ledòchowski (1822-1902) enjoyed an illustrious ecclesiastical career. Served as […]
(LEO XIII) (1810-1903)
Born Vincenzo Pecci. Supreme pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church (1878-1903). He was the oldest pope reigning until the age of 93, and had the third longest confirmed pontificate, behind that of Pius IX and Pope St. John Paul II. MS – Manuscript in the form of a papal brief dated 21 April 1897. This appears […]