Anonymous report with news about missions in Pegu, Persia and Madagascar

Title

Anonymous report with news about missions in Pegu, Persia and Madagascar

Subject

Madagascar
Franciscans
Capuchins
Jesuits
Other religious orders

Description

Anonymous report with news about various Franciscan, Capuchin, Jesuit, and Carmelite missionaries to Pegu and Persia, Africa and India; in Madagascar there is just one missionary left because his companion died. The report also states that Marshal de La Meilleraye is now in charge of the castle, there will be a ship going every year with provisions, and that they should take advantage of this opportunity. The report is undated and unsigned.
Additional comments
In another report, made by Marshal de La Meilleraye, it is also mentioned that there is only one missionary left. This report was made in 1660. See: APF SOCG 252, 13r-13v (database item 269).

Source

APF SOCG 252, 4r-5v

Date

[1660]

Format

Original, unsigned and undated

Language

Italian

Type

Report

Identifier

261

Coverage

Origin: unknown
Destination:

Citation

“Anonymous report with news about missions in Pegu, Persia and Madagascar,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed October 16, 2019, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13474.

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