Forwarded copy of report from Nicolas Etienne to CM Superior René Alméras, [original dated 1664-01-16]

Title

Forwarded copy of report from Nicolas Etienne to CM Superior René Alméras, [original dated 1664-01-16]

Subject

Madagascar
Mission reports

Description

Report from Madagascar sent by Nicolas Etienne (prefect of the Madagascar mission), to René Alméras, dated 16 January 1664, to be forwarded to PF. The report starts with their journey from France (including quite detailed information about Cape Verde, where they stopped on the way), the activities of previous CM missionaries in Madagascar, and their own present activities. Discussed in PF on 19 January 1665; matter assigned to Cardinal Pallotto. PF notes on 55v only summarize the description of Cape Verde, and Etienne’s recommendation that missionaries be sent there.
Date discussed 1665-01-19
Additional comments
The minutes of the meeting during which this report was discussed, read: "Cum Superiore g’n’ali Congr’nis Missionum" (APF ACTA 34, 1r, 4v-5r).

Creator

Nicolas Etienne

Source

APF SOCG 252, 47r-54v, 55v

Date

[1664-01-16]

Contributor

Adressed to René Alméras

Relation

For the minutes of the discussion, see: APF ACTA 34, 1r, 4v-5r (not in this database).

Format

Contemp. Copy, unsigned and undated

Language

Italian

Type

Report

Identifier

284

Coverage

Origin: Madagascar
Destination: [Paris]

Citation

Nicolas Etienne, “Forwarded copy of report from Nicolas Etienne to CM Superior René Alméras, [original dated 1664-01-16],” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed October 16, 2019, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13437.

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