Letter from Philippe Le Vacher to [Thomas] Berthe, 1655-03-04, Algiers

Title

Letter from Philippe Le Vacher to [Thomas] Berthe, 1655-03-04, Algiers

Subject

Algiers
Slaves (Christian)
Corsairs
Mission reports

Description

Letter from Philippe Le Vacher, vicar apostolic in Algiers, to Thomas Berthe, superior of CM house in Rome. Among other things he writes to recommend the servants of Cardinal [Barberini], who have been caught by Algerian corsairs, and now reside under his care. He also gives the latest news about his pastoral work, the slaves, local politics, and the fortunes of the corsairs. The letter signed and dated 4 March 1655.
Additional comments

Creator

Philippe Le Vacher

Source

APF SOCG 248, 162r-163r

Date

1655-03-04

Contributor

Addressed to [Thomas] Berthe

Language

French

Type

Letter

Identifier

428

Coverage

Origin: Algiers
Destination: Rome

Citation

Philippe Le Vacher, “Letter from Philippe Le Vacher to [Thomas] Berthe, 1655-03-04, Algiers,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed August 5, 2020, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13601.

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