Petition on behalf of CM Superior René Alméras to PF [1662]

Title

Petition on behalf of CM Superior René Alméras to PF [1662]

Subject

Madagascar
Petitions for missionary patents
Petitions for faculties

Description

Petition on behalf of René Alméras to PF, asking for missionary status for Jacques de la Fosse, Robert Menan, Claude de la Salle, Maximilien François Cuveron [or Cuvron] (all priests of CM), and Michel Manie (lay brother). Alméras asks for prefect faculties for Jacques de la Fosse (until PF has appointed another prefect), however, he does not wish for the faculties of Nicolas Etienne to be revoked (which had been given two years before), in order for Etienne to become prefect in case of the death or absence of Jacques de la Fosse.
Date discussed 1662-01-30
Additional comments
During PF discussion's on 30 January 1662 the cardinals decide to leave the issue up to the judgment of the nuncio to France. The rescript in the minutes of the discussion read: "Arbitrio Nuncij," APF ACTA 31, 1r, 11v.

Creator

René Alméras

Source

APF SOCG 252, 26r, 27v

Date

[1662]

Contributor

Addressed to PF

Relation

See for the discussion of this petition: APF ACTA 31, 1r, 11v (not in this database).
See for the decree that was subsequently issued: APF SOCG 252, 25r-v (database item 273).
For the letter in which PF informs CM on the decision on the missionaries, see: APF Lettere 43, 88v-89v (database item 820).
For the letter in which PF asks Antonio Barberini Jr. for advice on the missionaries, see: APF Lettere 43, 88r-v(database item 819).

Format

Original, undated and unsigned

Language

Italian

Type

Petition

Identifier

274

Coverage

Origin: unknown
Destination: Rome

Citation

René Alméras, “Petition on behalf of CM Superior René Alméras to PF [1662],” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed October 30, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13449.

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