COSENZA, Cardinal Giuseppe (1788-1863)
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Italian cardinal; archbishop of Capua. Early in his career he was protector of the Urban Seminary; professor of dogmatic theology and Hebrew. Elected bishop of Andria (1832). Promoted to Capua (1850) and created a cardinal the same year.
LS – Letter Signed; three pages with integral address panel. Addressed to the Bishop of Foggia, Bernardino Frascolla. Discusses various church matters and mentions both clergy and nobility. Usual folds and light toning. Red wax seal intact.