Letter from William Ballantyne to the nuncio to France [Celio Piccolomini], 1661-07-11, Aberdeen

Title

Letter from William Ballantyne to the nuncio to France [Celio Piccolomini], 1661-07-11, Aberdeen

Subject

Scotland

Description

Letter from William Ballantyne to the nuncio to France, Celio Piccolomini. He tells about the need for money and missionaries, in order to not let the missionary work in the Highlands and the Hebrides be completed in vain. He proposes Francis White and his brother [John White], Jo’ Borgo [John Borough?], Maksuini [John MacSwiney?], and Carlo Horano [Charles Horan?] as missionaries. Ballantyne also asks for a house in which sick or old missionaries can retire, and for more discipline in the Scottish Colleges so that in the future there will be new missionaries for this mission. The letter signed and dated 11 July 1661. 
Date discussed, 1661-11-14
Additional comments

Creator

William Ballantyne

Source

APF SOCG 308, 159r-160v, 161v

Date

1661-07-11

Contributor

Addressed to [Celio Piccolomini]

Relation

For the letter of Nuncio Piccolomini, accompanying this letter, see: APF SOCG 308, 158r (database item 327).

Format

Original, signed and dated

Language

Italian

Type

Letter

Identifier

328

Coverage

Origin: Aberdeen
Destination: [France]

Citation

William Ballantyne, “Letter from William Ballantyne to the nuncio to France [Celio Piccolomini], 1661-07-11, Aberdeen,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed August 5, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13464.

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