Report from Jean Le Vacher to PF, 1654-01-29, Tunis

Title

Report from Jean Le Vacher to PF, 1654-01-29, Tunis

Subject

Tunis
Mission reports
Slaves (Christian)

Description

Extensive report by Jean Le Vacher, vicar apostolic in Tunis, on the situation in the city and of the slaves, the spiritual assistance of the priests, the hospitals, the chapels of the bagnos, and the problem of apostasy. The report signed and dated 29 January 1654. 
Additional comments

Creator

Jean Le Vacher

Source

APF SOCG 248, 273r-280v 286v

Publisher

Both the Italian original and an English translation have been published by A. Forrestal and F. Roşu, in: 'Slavery on the Frontier: The Report of a French Missionary on Mid-Seventeenth-Century Tunis', Reformation & Renaissance Review, vol. 14 no. 2 (2012), 170-211.

Date

1654-01-29

Contributor

Addressed to PF

Relation

See for the accompanying letter: APF SOCG 248, 298r (database item 448).

Language

Italian

Type

Report

Identifier

447

Coverage

Origin: Tunis
Destination: Rome

Citation

Jean Le Vacher, “Report from Jean Le Vacher to PF, 1654-01-29, Tunis,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed October 16, 2019, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13614.

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