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Letter from Jean Le Vacher to Mario Alberizzi, in which he explains what happened with the sum of 1,000 pezze that is in the possession of PF, and also claimed by "some Maltese in Rome." He writes that this sum was given by the late Dey to Giuseppe…

Copy of a letter fragment from the archbishop of Paris to Cardinal Bentivoglio regarding the cardinal ring fee, in which the archbishop explains that it is not his responsibility to pay it.

Copy of a letter from Giovanni Iruino [John Irvin] to [William Lesley?]. He writes that in London he got his missionary patent and a letter from Cardinal "arberino" [Albericci], but no money. Some time ago he arrived in Edinburgh where he met…

Petition from Juan de Cabredo; certified by papal notaries.

Letter from Julien Guérin with several details about the Tunis mission, emphasizing the chronic lack of priests and asking for advice on dealing with irregularities among the Christian slaves in the city, such as usury and buying stolen goods. The…

Letter from Julien Guérin to Cardinal Capponi, accompanying a few letters he is forwarding to PF and which he received from a Maur. Guérin apologizes that the letters are open, but he found them in this state. Guérin also mentions that: a) the plague…

Letter from Julien Guérin to PF: a) requesting the faculty to grant a marriage dispensation to a couple who had formerly renegated the Christian faith but currently live like Christians, so that they could legitimize their children; b) relating about…

Letter from Luca Palmaro, a slave in Tunis, to PF. He writes that he gave Jean Le Vacher 150 pezze during the plague. Jean Le Vacher once gave him 30 pezze for his needs. When the epidemic was over, Palmaro asked for the other 120 pezze back, but…

Defense of Luigi Da Palermo, and the reasons why he had to travel to Palermo: a) to protect and control the ransoming of slaves in his native Palermo, as one can obtain in a letter sent to PF. He also had to bring the safe conducts from the customs…

Petition on behalf of Luigi Da Palermo to PF. Luigi Da Palermo has (previously in a long letter) explained himself, and now humbly returns to PF. He was made slave by Corsairs of Algiers, who was operating under the French flag. During a year in…

Letter from Maro Aurelio Bongrazij to PF. The Governatori delle Armi demands willingness to serve PF, in her demands in the matter of the Turkish slaves. But to tell the truth, Cavaliere Malaspina, (commander of the papal galleys), refuses to…

Letter from Maro Aurelio Bongrazij to PF. Following the orders of the Governatori delle Armi, and Cavaliere Malaspine (the commandor of the galleys), the most prominent slaves have been interrogated. They need to know whether they ever encountered…

Letter from Marcello Costa to PF prefect. In a letter from 30 September 1673 PF asked him to help two Tinitarians, Francesco Arendieta and Francesco Ruiz; they are still in Tabarca, but will need to be supported once they arrive. On 5 March two…

Letter from Marcello Costa to PF secretary. A month and a half ago he was assigned 30 scudi annually for the mission in Bizerte, for which he received the patent from Monsù Levacher [Jean Le Vacher]. This meant that he lost the right to receive…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, mentioning that the man assigned for the coadjutor position in Babylon does not want to go to Rome before a sum of a 100 scudi per year is secured by PF for him; then he will go wherever PF…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, mentioning that he is going to ask Vincent de Paul to obtain the necessary faculties from the bishop of Babylon, who is still in Catalonia at the moment, for his coadjutor. Regarding the money…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, on various matters. Among other topics, he mentions that Vincent de Paul has written a letter to Secretary Ingoli on the matter of the coadjutor to the bishop of Babylon; he awaits the orders…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, about the coadjutor position in Babylon. "Father Vincent" (Vincent de Paul) has proposed Mr. Blampignon, a priest from the diocese of Nevers, as a virtuous and pious candidate. Moreover, he has…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, mentioning that "Father Vincent" (Vincent de Paul) has finally found somebody for the coadjutor position in Babylon (no name mentioned). The nuncio requests exact details regarding the funding…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, mentioning, among other things, his continued efforts to determine Vincent de Paul to resolve the succession for the coadjutorship of Babylon. The nuncio mentions one 'good' Persian Catholic at…

The nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, writes about a conversation with Cardinal Mazzarin in Amiens, during which they talked about the issue of the coadjutor to the bishop of Babylon (as well as the bishop's trip to Catalonia). Mazzarin said…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, about (among other issues) a conversation he had with Cardinal Mazzarin about the excesses of the bishop of Babylon, who had an enemy at the court. Cardinal Mazzarin promised to give strict…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, to PF mentioning, among other things, that the bishop of Babylon went to Catalonia to exercise episcopal functions, on account of the lack of bishops in that province. The nuncio says that he…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, to PF about various matters, among which the nomination of a coadjutor to the bishop of Babylon. The nuncio says that he reminded Vincent de Paul several times about the issue, and that he…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, on various matters, including the issue of the coadjutor to the bishop of Babylon. The nuncio has spoken to "Father Vincent" (Vincent de Paul) about it, and it seems that he had somebody else…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, in which he mentions, among other things, that Hippolyte Féret was nominated by "Father Vincent" (Vincent de Paul) as coadjutor to the bishop of Babylon and that he is well favored for the job…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, to Secretary Ingoli on various matters, mentioning Vincent de Paul twice. Firstly in relation to an internal dispute of the Capuchins (which had been going on for years), namely a conflict…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, to Secretary Ingoli letting him know that he is following PF's instructions in the matter regarding the bishopric of Babylon, and that he has nothing further to report on the subject for the…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, letting PF know that the bishop of Babylon liked the idea suggested by PF to first find a coadjutor, and only then renounce the bishopric. Vincent de Paul said that since the first nominee was…

Letter from the nuncio to France, Nicolò Guidi di Bagno, to Secretary Ingoli letting him know that the Greek bishop of Trabzon, who has received an allowance from the French clergy, has taken residence in the "house of the missionaries where Father…
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