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Series 28: Statesmen, Clerics, and Military (continued)
Gozzi, Gasparo de, Count (1712-1786), poet, December 2, 1842 (continued)
a. d. s. d., two columns of literary notation part of which are crossed out. On the second page is written a certificate of its authenticity, dated Venice, Dec. 2, 1842.
FOLDER 1365 Lancelotti, Scipione, cardinal, April 17, 1586
DeRicci Number: 1265
d. s. Apr. 17, 1586, document regarding the execution of a will.
FOLDER 1366 Lanzi, Luigi (1722-1810), Jesuit, antiquary, and philogist, no date
a. l. s. s. d., to Giovanni Forunato Tamboni, at Rome, giving him some information about a person of whom he has inquired, and advising him regarding the payment of a debt.
FOLDER 1367 Leopardi, Giacomo (1798-1827), poet, March 21, 1817
a. l. s. Reconati, Mar. 21, 1817, to Fortunato Stella at Milan regarding literary matters.
FOLDER 1368 Machiavelli, Nicolo Bernardo dei (1469-1527), famous Florentine statesman, April 29, 1511
DeRicci Number: 1268
a. l. s. Florence, Apr. 29, 1511, a letter in which he gives advice upon the relations of Spain, Naples and the Pope, and of his correspondence with a lady.
FOLDER 1369 Maffei, Scipione (1675-1755), dramatic poet, August 15, 1725
a. l. s. Paris, Aug. 15, 1725, refering to the new work upon inscriptions in which he is engaged.
FOLDER 1370 Magalotti, Lorenzo (1627-1712), poet, philologist, mathematician, and theologian, May 11, 1666
a. l. s. Florence, May 11, 1666, expression of appreciation for services rendered to him.
FOLDER 1371 Malipieri, Pasquale, Doge of Venice ( , 1457-1562), July 27, 1461
DeRicci Number: 1271
d. s. Venice, July 27, 1461, favorable judgment of the Doge of Venice in regard to a petition of Bartholomeo Lion who desired to be confirmed in possession of a piece of real estate after he had exhibited the documents supporting his claim (in Latin).
FOLDER 1372 Mnin, Daniel (1804-1857), president of the short-lived Venetian republic of 1848-1849, November 8, 1856
a. l. s. Paris, Nov. 8, 1856, letter of courtesy (in French).
FOLDER 1372 Mazzini, Giuseppe (1805-1882), statesman, leader of Young Italy, no date
a. l. s. s. d., letter of thanks, apparently to a child (in English).
FOLDER 1374 Mengante or Mingante, Giovanni, captain in the service of Charles V, July 20, 1552
DeRicci Number: 1274
a. l. s. Naples(?), July 20, 1552, to Ferrante Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, a general of Charles V., regarding an affair (probably a matter of ecclesiastical policy) in which Luigi Farnese, bishop of Fano, had become involved.
FOLDER 1375 Michiel, Giustina Renier (1755-1822), man of letters, son of the next to last doge of Venice, June 4, 1821
a. l. s. Venice, June 4, 1821, letter of thanks.
FOLDER 1376 Minghetti, Marco (1818-1886), economist and statesman, prime minister in 1876, no date
a. l. s. s. d., to the Marquis Livio Zambeccari making an appointment to see him.
FOLDER 1377 Monti, Vincenzo (1754-1828), poet and dramatist, January 10, 1810
a. l. s. Milan, Jan. 10, 1810, regarding an edition of his works which now exhausted, and his plans for a new edition which he asks may be printed by the Reale Stamperia.
FOLDER 1378 Morellis, Jacopo (1745-1828), bibliographer, librarian of St. Mark, February 12, 1802
a. l. s. Venice, Feb. 12, 1802, to Mr. William Roscoe, Liverpool, containing a discussion of certain books about which he has inquired.
FOLDER 1379 Paoli, Pasquale (1725-1819), Corsican general and patriot, fought against the Genoese and later the French control in Corsica, April 4, 1792
d. s. Corte, Apr. 4, 1792, to the commissioners of the Convention, expressing his sympathy with their cause and offering a small force of men (in French).
FOLDER 1380 Pellico, Silvio (1789-1854), dramatist, poet and patriot, long imprisoned by the Austians, August 27, 1852
a. l. s. Turin, Aug. 27, 1852, letter of thanks.
FOLDER 1381 Pino, Domenico, Count (1760-1826), general, minister of war in Italy in 1804, in the service of France, July 10, 1804
a. l. s. Paris, July 10, 1804, to the Emperor, thanking him for his kindness to the Italian troops and asking that certain abuses and matters of defective equipment be remedied.
FOLDER 1382 Riario, Raphael Galeotto (1451-1521), cardinal, November 28, 1491
DeRicci Number: 1282
d. s. Rome, Nov. 28, 1491, conceding to Burdo, prothonotary, a stipend of 2000 gold ducats and "spiritual benefits" which may be sold for a similar amount.
FOLDER 1382 Rolli, Paolo (1687-1767), poet and translator, November 18, 1746
a. l. s. Todi, Nov. 18, 1746, to a friend in regard to a catalogue which he is preparing to make of his books.
FOLDER 1384 Rovere, Girolamo della ( -1592), cardinal and scholar, September 8, 1582
DeRicci Number: 1284
d. s. Sept. 8, 1582, minor clerical matter.
FOLDER 1385 Rudio, Carlo, Count di (1822- ), conspirator, concerned in the Orsini plot against the life of Napoleon III, March 2, 1858
a. l. s. Despôt de condamnés, Mar. 2, 1858, to M. Mallano, thanking him for the sympathy he has expressed at his confinement (in French). *Note-This letter was written after his condemnation to death. His sentence, however, was later commuted to imprisonment for life.
FOLDER 1386 Sadoleto, Jacopo (de Modena) (1477-1547), cardinal, diplomatist and poet, August 14, 1517
DeRicci Number: 1286
d. s. Rome, Aug. 14, 1517, countersign on a papal provision appointing Federicus to be abbot of the Benedictine monastery of St. Andrew and St. Gregory at Rome.
FOLDER 1387 Sforza, Francesco (1562-1624), Cardinal, September 12, 1606; June 4, 1616
d. s. Rome, Sept. 12, 1606, letter of congratulation to a friend upon the appointment as cardinal. + a. l. s. Naples, June 4, 1616, personal.
FOLDER 1388 Siri, Vittorio (1608-1685), a Benedictine, historian, June 8, 1647
a. l. s. Venice, June 8, 1647, brief personal letter.
FOLDER 1389 Strozzi, Alessandro, member of a famous Florentine family, January 25, 1499
DeRicci Number: 1289
a. l. s. Venice, Jan. 25, 1499, to Lodovico (di Florentia) at Villabona, apparently a baliff or steward of the Strozzi, to whom he gives directions regarding certain details of the estate.
FOLDER 1390 Strozzi, Roberto ( -1566), member of a famous Florentine family, October 16, 1491
DeRicci Number: 1290
a. l. s. Villabona, Oct. 16, 1491, personal letter to his brother, Alessandro Strozzi, then in Venice.
FOLDER 1391 Tasso, Bernardo (1492-1564), poet, father of Torquato Tasso, December 6, 1556(?)
DeRicci Number: 1291
a. l. s. Venice, Dec. 6, 1556(?), to Sperone Speroni in Padua, in which he gives a quotation from his poem Amadigi.
FOLDER 1392 Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595), great Italian poet, no date
DeRicci Number: 1292
a. d. s. s. d., autograph sonnet, signed.
FOLDER 1392 Testi, Fulvio (1592-1646), poet, secretary of state of Alfonso d'Este, September 20, 1629
a. l. s. Modena(?), Sept. 20, 1629, brief letter of official instructions.
FOLDER 1394 Türr, Stephan (1825-1908), Hungarian general, companion of Garibaldi, cousin by marriage of Napoleon III, March 29, 1865
a. l. s. Paris, Mar. 29, 1865, polite note.
FOLDER 1395 Vespucci, Guido Antonio, uncle of Americo Vespucci, ambassador of Florence to Rome and to France, September 20, 1482; 1512
DeRicci Number: 1295
a. l. s. Rome, Sept. 20, 1482, letter of condolence. + Also a license to carry weapons signed by brother, Antonio Vespucci, dated August 1512.
FOLDER 1396 Viviani, Vincenzo (1622-1702), astronomer and mathematician, friend of Galileo, honored by Louis XIV, August 11, 1698
a. l. s. Pisa, Aug. 11, 1698, personal.
FOLDER 1397 Volta, Alessandro (1745-1827), physicist, November 28, 1782
d. s. Pavia, Nov. 28, 1782, a list of charges for work performed.
Series 29: Popes
FOLDER 1398 Paul II (1418, 1464-1471), Pietro Barbo, May 14, 1467
DeRicci Number: 1298
d. May 14, 1467, bull, conferring upon Jacobus de Baccariis, rector of the church of St. John the Evangelist in Berecto, of the diocese of Parma, the canonicate which has been left vacant by the resignation of JohAnnes de Beccariis, presbyter of the diocese (in Latin). Given in his name, with four signatures, probably cardinals.
FOLDER 1399 Alexander VI (1420, 1492-1502), Roderigo Borgia, archbishop of Valencia, December 9, 1497
DeRicci Number: 1299
d. s. Rome, Dec. 9, 1497, a papal diploma of installation in behalf of Cardinal Alexander [Farnese].
FOLDER 1400 Leo X (1475, 1512-1521), Giovanni de Medici, April 15, 1492
DeRicci Number: 1400
a. l. s. Rome, Apr. 15, 1492, as cardinal to his brother, Pietro de Medici at Florence, upon the occasion of the death of their father Lorenzo de Medici (in Latin).
FOLDER 1401 Clement VII ( , 1522-1524), Giulio de Medici, no date [1527]
DeRicci Number: 1401
d. s. s. d., favorable action of Clement VII upon a petition of the monastery of Saint Cosmas and Damian to be permitted to sell a piece of real estate in order to gain money upon which to live during the present calamity [probably the sack of Rome in 1527].
FOLDER 1402 Paul III (1468, 1524-1549), Alessandro Farnese, no date
DeRicci Number: 1402
d. s. s. d., schedule for the division of the property of one Ambrosus Recalcatus among his relatives, with a portion going to the monastery of Monte Cassion. Approved with certain alterations of detail.
FOLDER 1402 Julius III (1487, 1550-1555), Giovanni Maria della Monte, July 20, 1552; March 21, 1549
DeRicci Number: 1402
l. s. Palazzo San Marco, July 20, 1552, recommendation to Henry II, king of France, on behalf of the bishop of Santa Croce. + Also the fragment of a letter signed as cardinal, dated Bologna, Mar. 21, 1549.
FOLDER 1404 Pius IV (1499, 1559-1565), Giovanni Angelo de Medici, September 2(?), 1562(?)
DeRicci Number: 1404
d. s. Rome, Sept. 2(?), 1562(?), a decree mitigating the legal requirements for the dowry and trousseau in the case of Cynthia de Lenis (in Latin).
FOLDER 1405 Gregory XIII (1502, 1572-1585), Ugo Buoncompagno, 1584
DeRicci Number: 1405
l. s. Rome, 1584, regarding the will of the late bishop of Vigevano, approving a bequest to the latter's natural son and claiming tithe.
FOLDER 1406 Sixtux V (1521, 1585-1590), Felice Peretti, January 19, 1586
DeRicci Number: 1406
l. s. Rome, Jan. 19, 1586, regarding the mAnner in which a debt is to be paid by a certain bishop di Cervia and his father.
FOLDER 1407 Gregory XIV (1525, 1590-1591), Nicolo Sfondrati, June 28, 1591
DeRicci Number: 1407
l. s. Monte Cavallo, June 28, 1591, confirmation of the inheritance of certain natural children, in opposition to a decree of Pius IV.
FOLDER 1408 Clement VIII (1526, 1592-1605), Ippolito Aldobrandini, April 8, 1602
d. s. Monte Cavallo, Apr. 8, 1602, to prelate urging him to issue in his diocese such decrees and mandates as may seem fitting and necessary.
FOLDER 1409 Leo XI (1525, April-May 1605), Alessandro de Medici, October 27, 1595
DeRicci Number: 1409
a. l. s. Saint-Quentin, Oct. 27, 1595, as cardinal of Florence and legate to France, to Pomponne de Bellièvre, regarding certain false rumors of the death of the king of Spain.
FOLDER 1410 Paul V (1552, 1605-1621), Camillo Borghese, February 14, 1609
d. s. Rome, Feb. 14, 1609, to his treasurer directing that certain privileges be granted the territory of Corneto, and that agriculture be encouraged there.
FOLDER 1411 Urban VIII (1568, 1622-1644), Maffeo Barberini, April 20, 1599
DeRicci Number: 1411
d. s. Rome, Apr. 20, 1599, as clerk of the aposotlic chamber, giving lists of expenses attendant upon the taking of Ferrara by Caesar I, grandson of Alphonso d'Este.
BOX 22 FOLDER 1412 Alexander VII (1599, 1655-1667), Fabio Chigi, September 29, 1645
l. s. Munster, Sept. 29, 1645, as cardinal, regarding the infrequency of news of the war and expressing his hopes for peace, with four autograph lines.
FOLDER 1412 Clement IX (1600, 1667-1689), Giulio Rospigliosi, September 14, 1650
a. d. s. Madrid, Sept. 14, 1650, a general document addressed to the Spanish court protesting against the circulation in the low countries of a Flemish work in which tenets of the Jansenists were being promulgated.
FOLDER 1414 Innocent XI (1611, 1676-1689), Benedetto Odecalchi, May 16, 1642
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