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(CLEMENT VIII) (1536-1605)
THIS ITEM SOLD. Please inquire about similar inventory. MS – Manuscript, three pages, in a calligraphic court hand by papal secretary and author M(arcello) Vestri Barbiani. Dated 1595 in the third year of the pontificate of Clement VIII (Ippolito Aldobrandini). This appears to record the appointment of papal legates. It also mentions Cardinal Alessandro Sforza […]
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 […]
(MUNDELEIN, George W. Cardinal) (1872-1939)
American cardinal; archbishop of Chicago; Auxiliary Bishop of New York. Created a cardinal in 1924 by Pope Pius XI. Photo: Black and white silver gelatin glossy AP Wire (Examiner) newswire photo, 1939, measures 6.5″x10.5″ announcing the death of the cardinal in 1939. Mundelein was a distinguished collector of historical documents, particularly of saints, bequeathed […]
(PACCA, Bartolomeo Cardinal) (1756-1844)
Italian cardinal, scholar and statesman. Papal secretary of state and served in various curial congregations. MS – Manuscript, unsigned, 1829, dealing with the pension accorded a prelate. From the primary document and an earlier one within, it would appear that the cleric, Antonio Buonamici, was a man of some prominence. This handsome, intriguing, document mentions […]