Letter from Boniface Nouelly to [Luigi Capponi], 1647-05-28, Algiers

Title

Letter from Boniface Nouelly to [Luigi Capponi], 1647-05-28, Algiers

Subject

Algiers
Slave priests

Description

Letter from Boniface Nouelly to PF describing the state of the mission in Algiers and requesting: a) that the apostolic missionary (or general vicar) be given both spiritual and secular authority over the members of religious orders and congregations present there; b) that he be French; and c) that four priests be sent to Algiers, in order that they serve in the four churches of the city, considering that the local slave priests are not virtuous or capable enough for such service. PF note on 263v does not indicate any response.
Additional comments

Creator

Boniface Nouelly

Source

APF SOCG 64, 262r-263r, 263v

Date

1647-05-28

Contributor

Addressed to [Luigi Capponi]

Relation

See also: APF SOCG 64, 261r, 264r-264v (database item 132).

Format

Original; signed, dated; Italian

Language

Italian

Type

Letter

Identifier

133

Coverage

Origin: Algiers
Destination: [Rome]

Citation

Boniface Nouelly, “Letter from Boniface Nouelly to [Luigi Capponi], 1647-05-28, Algiers,” Early Modern Documents: Sources and Resources for Historical Research, accessed June 24, 2019, https://earlymoderndocs.omeka.net/items/show/13746.

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