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Series 29: Popes (continued)
Innocent XI (1611, 1676-1689), Benedetto Odecalchi, May 16, 1642 (continued)
a. l. s. Rome, May 16, 1642, signed as Benedetto Odescalchi, to Antonio Fatioli, at Ancona, acknowledging information sent to him.
FOLDER 1415 Alexander VIII (1610, 1689-1691), Pietro Ottoboni, [December 16, 1690]
d. s. [Dec. 16, 1690], proclaiming of an indulgence for seven years to the Church of the Holy Defender in the city of Lodi (in Latin).
FOLDER 1416 Innocent XII (1650, 1691-1700), Antonio Pignatelli, May 12, 1690; 1698; August 16, 1698
a. l. s. Naples, May 12, 1690, to a friend in reply to a recommendation made in behalf of Francesco Antonio di Rosa, assuring him of his readiness to accede to the request. + d. s. 1698, petion of Andrea Zelus, aged seventy, of Cremona, for an assistant in his duties as canon of the cathedral, approved by a fiat un petitur etc. Supplementary petition regarding Antonios Fonciscus de Musso with provision for a stipend, which also is approved. Dated at Rome, at Santa Maria Maggiore, Aug. 16, 1698, with a confirmation dated Aug. 20, 1698.
FOLDER 1417 Clement XI (1649, 1700-1721), Giovanni Francesco Albani, April 7, 1709; March 19, 1721; July 14, 1721
d. s. Rome, Apr. 7, 1709, favorable action on petition of Carolus Berton to be put in possession of certain benefices at Vienna, a rival claimant alleging rights granted by another person. + d. s. Rome, Mar. 19, 1721, document relieving Francisco Domingo y Gonrez canon of the cathedral, of his duties on account of ill health and appointing a deputy in his place. + d. s. Rome, July 14, 1721, to Franciscus Sanchez, appointed as coadjutor in the canonicate of the cathedral at Albarazin, with right of succession.
FOLDER 1418 Innocent XIII (1655, 1721-1724), Michelangelo Conti, January 19, 1722
d. s. Monte Cavallo, Jan. 19, 1722, confirmation of the sons of the late Count Mario Capizucctii in certain of their father's possessions, and extending to his natural sons a share in these possessions.
FOLDER 1419 Benedictine XIII (1649, 1724-1720), Pietro Francesco Orsini, 1678; July 17, 1717
l. s. 1678, personal letter of thanks. + l. s. Benevento, July 17, 1717, regarding a case which is shortly to appear before the Supreme Tribunal, concerning the disposition of certain benefices in the diocese of San Sofia.
FOLDER 1420 Clement XII (1652, 1720-1740), Lorenzo Corsini, March 20, 1705; February 1729
d. s. Mar. 20, 1705, as archbishop of Nicomedia, in reference to heirs of Alberti de Justis for lands in Monte Restorato. + d. s. Quirinial Palace, Feb. 1729, conferring a pension upon the wife of a deceased servitor, Marco Fontana.
FOLDER 1421 Benedict XIV (1675, 1740-1758), Porpero Lambertini, 1721; August 14, 1724; 1727
l. s. Ancona, 1721, letter of condolence to a friend, Albergati Capacelli, when the author was a cardinal. + l. s. Bologna, Aug. 14, 1724, as archbishop of Bologna, regarding the defense he plans to offer for certain imprisoned persons, with an autograph postscript in reference to certain cardinals. + l. s. Bologna, 1727, personal.
FOLDER 1422 Clement XIII (1692, 1758-1769), Carlo Rezzonico, December 29, 1752
l. s. Cordova, Dec. 29, 1752, letter of thanks.
FOLDER 1422 Clement XIV (1705, 1769-1774), Lorenzo Gianvincenzo Ganganelli, November 7, 1744; April 9, 1764
a. l. s. Rome, Nov. 7, 1744, to Padre Giazzani thanking him for a kindness and commending himself to his favor for the future. + a. d. Apr. 9, 1764, report by a cardinal upon vote of consistory of this date appropriating a large sum for the relief of distress at Rome, unsigned.
FOLDER 1424 Pius VI (1717, 1775-1799), Giovanni Angelo Brashi, December 14, 1798
l. s. Florence, Dec. 14, 1798, written after his removal to Florence, discussing various political and papal affairs, and expressing his resolution not to leave Florence.
FOLDER 1425 Pius VII (1742, 1800-1822), Barnaba Chiaramonti, April 7, 1814
d. s. Rome, Apr. 7, 1814, document stating that Gioachino Sebastiani has passed eighteen years in the Collegio Romano as pupil and instructor and now asks that his duties be given over to an acting assistant.
FOLDER 1426 Leo XII (1760, 1822-1829), Annabale della Genga, January 4, 1808; November 29, 1816
a. l. s. Jan. 4, 1808, to Anna Giorgi, while en route from Germany to France, giving her an account of his journey. + a. l. s. Spoleto, Nov. 29, 1816, to Antonio d'Este at Rome, regarding the payment of a debt.
FOLDER 1427 Pius VIII (1761, 1829-1820), Francesco Saverio Castiglioni, November 19, 1815; July 22, 1821
a. l. s. Montalto, Nov. 19, 1815, as bishop of Montalto to a friend in Rome upon his return from a journey, giving various details of the condition of affairs in his diocese. + a. l. s. Rome, July 22, 1821, to the Cardinal Consalvi, declining the position of Grand Penitencier.
FOLDER 1428 Gregory XVI (1765, 1821-1846), Mauro Capperllari, October 21, 1828; June 4, 1821; January 16, 1822; no date
a. l. s. Rome, Oct. 21, 1828, to the archbishop of Ancyra, in which he discussed a manuscript submitted by the archbishop on the subject of universities (in Italian). L. s. Rome, June 4, 1821, to the archbishop of Rheims, expressing the affection which he feels for him (in Latin). + l. s. Rome, Jan. 16, 1822, to the archbishop of Nazianzeno, concerning details of certain letters lately received from him (in Latin). + d. s. d much corrected document of doubtful origin.
FOLDER 1429 Pius IX (1792, 1846-1878), Giovanni Mari Mastai Ferretti, September 28, 1829; June 27, 1848
a. l. s. Spoleto, Sept. 28, 1829, to a friend in Rome, asking his help in two affairs. + d. s. Rome, June 27, 1848, granting Alberto Barbolani di Montano permission to assist at the services celebrated in the Basilica Vaticana.
Series 30: Castille
FOLDER 1420 Henry III (1274, 1290-1406), May 15, 1295
DeRicci Number: 1420
d. s. May 15, 1295, addressed to Lope Alfonso de Lemos, and others of the city of Chantada, regarding the case of one Doña Juana of that city, who asks to be confirmed in the possession of a house and estate, granted to her father-in-law, but which had been seized unjustly by the constable Don Pedro.
FOLDER 1421 John II (1405, 1406-1454), September 2, 1424
DeRicci Number: 1421
d. s. Segovia, Sept. 2, 1424, charter of investment delivered to Don Fernando de Cordova for the tenure of d'Ysmayer.
FOLDER 1422 Henry IV (1425, 1454-1474), December 12, 1466
DeRicci Number: 1422
d. s. Segovia, Dec. 12, 1466, grant to martin Hernandes in perpetuity of the "royal thirds" of Cordova, because he has abandoned the cause of Prince Alfonso.
FOLDER 1422 Henry, Duke of Sergovia, grandson of Ferdinand I, King of Aragon and Sicily, July 12, 1484
DeRicci Number: 1422
l. s. Barcelona, July 12, 1484, to Gian Galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan, in which he announces the taking of Alora (a town near Malaga) from the Moors on June third of the same year.
Series 31: Aragon
FOLDER 1424 John II (1297, 1428-1479), father of Ferdinand, the Catholic, March 2, 1454
DeRicci Number: 1424
l. s. Montalban, Mar. 2, 1454, to the Queen of Aragon and the Sicilies, complaining of her failure to send him by her treasurer the sums necessary to the support of his household and to the maintenance for his cavalry in navarre and urging her to dispatch the money without delay.
FOLDER 1425 Ferdinand V (the Catholic) (1452, 1479-1516), August 2, 1500; March 18, 1514
DeRicci Number: 1425
l. s. Grenada, Aug. 2, 1500, to Don Diego Hurtado de Mendoça, duce del Infantado, upon the death of his father, expressing their recognition of his royal services to the crown and confirming the present duke in the titles and privleges of his father, signed also by Isabella. + d. s. Madrid, Mar. 18, 1514, issued in the name of the king but signed by his daughter Joanna, confirming to Lorenço Galindez de Carvajal, a professor at the University of Salamanda and a member of the council of Ximenez, a gift of certain tAnneries in the city of Granada.
FOLDER 1426 Germaine de Foix, Queen of Aragon (1488-1528), second wife of Ferdinand, the Catholic, June 21, 1511
DeRicci Number: 1426
l. s. Eltan, June 21, 1511, to Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy, commending to her favor the son of a loyal servant, one Diego de Sarabia, who wishes to enter the service of Germaine's nephew.
Series 32: Spain
FOLDER 1427 Joanna (the Insane), Queen of Castile (1479, 1504-1555), daughter of Charles V (H. R. E.), married Philip (the Handsome), son of Maximillian I, February 17, 1516
DeRicci Number: 1427
l. s. Madrid, Feb. 17, 1516, to the Duca del Infantado, acknowledging the receipt of a communication from him through Don Pedro Velez; her recent loss (the death of her father, Ferdinand the Catholic) is a great sorrow to her, she expressed thanks for his good will and assures her continued favor. *See also No. 1425, d. s. Mar. 15, 1514.
FOLDER 1428 Anne of Austria, Abbess of Burgos ( -1620), natural daughter of Don John of Austria, son of Charles V (H. R. E.), June 10, 1594
DeRicci Number: 1428
a. l. s. [Burgos], June 10, 1594, to Philip II, King of Spain, regretting that the many duties of the religious life have prevented her writing more promptly and expressing hope for his continued health.
FOLDER 1429 Philip II (1527, 1556-1598), July 21, 1577
l. s. San Lorenzo, July 21, 1577, to Don Juan de Cuñiga at Rome, expressing through Count Anibal Pepoli, his satisfaction with the mAnner in which Cuñiga has executed his commission as ambassador, with nine autograph lines.
FOLDER 1440 Isabella of Spain (1566-1622), daughter of Philip II, married Albert, son of Maximillian II, Archduke of Austria, governor-general of the Netherlands, May 21, 1628
l. s. Brussels, May 21, 1628, to Don Estervan de Gamarra y Contreras, captain of a calvary troop in the royal service, regarding certain affairs relative to his company.
FOLDER 1441 Philip III (1578, 1598-1621), October 21, 1599; April 27, 1612
DeRicci Number: 1441
d. s. (Madrid), Oct. 21, 1599, proclamation addressed to the mayor of Cordova, recalling the expenditures made by Gregory XIV and Clement VIII in the wars against the Turks, and orders that certain papal letters relative to these matters be published and displayed. + l. s. Aranjuez, Apr. 27, 1612, to the Archduke Albert, his brother-in-law, recommending to him a gentleman on account of long and faithful service.
FOLDER 1442 Philip IV (1605, 1621-1665), May 28, 1661
l. s. Madrid, May 28, 1661, to Louis XIV of France, regarding the appointment of the Marquis de la Fuente as ambassador extraordinary to France, signed in autograph "your good brother, uncle and father-in-law."
FOLDER 1442 Charles II (1661, 1665-1700), March 24, 1677
l. s. Madrid, Mar. 24, 1677, to Ludwig, margrave of Darmstadt, acknowledging a letter (in Latin).
FOLDER 1444 Philip V (1682, 1700-1746), July 4, 1706
a. l. s. "au camp de Jadraque," July 4, 1706, to his uncle, the Elector of Bavaria, commiserating him upon military reverses in Flanders, expects victory from his own troops to give added testimony of his affection and regard.
FOLDER 1445 Louis I (1707, Jan-Aug., 1724), his reign being for the months of Philip Vth's abdication, December 10, 1714
a. l. s. Madrid, Dec. 10, 1714, to his grandmother, letter of courtesy upon her arrival in Piedmont.
FOLDER 1446 Charles III (1716, 1759-1788), January 10, 1757
l. s. caserta, Jan. 10, 1757, to the Duke of Modena, acknowledging his recent letter of good wishes for the New Year and extending his own.
FOLDER 1447 Ferdinand VII (1784, 1814-1822), November 28, 1822
a. l. s. Madrid, Nov. 28, 1822 (probably to Louis XVIII of France) recommending to his favor one M. Berthemy and requesting that he be considered for the post of field marshal.
FOLDER 1448 Charles Maria Isidro [Don Carlos] (1788-1855), son of Charles VI, pretender under Salic law to Spanish throne upon the death of his brother, Ferdinand VII, October 9, 1822
a. l. s. Seville, Oct. 9, 1822, to Louis XVIII (of France), mentioning the assistance given by Louis to his brother (Ferdinand VII) in restoring him to his throne, and offering him friendship and good wishes.
FOLDER 1449 Charles Maria de los Dolores (1848-1909), great grandson of Charles IV and pretender to the throne, November 7, 1868
a. l. s. Paris, Nov. 7, 1868, to "my dear Walsh", expressing thanks for his attachment to Charles' cause (in French).
FOLDER 1450 Charlotte Joaquina, Infanta of Spain, Queen of Portugal (1775-1820), daughter of Charles IV, wife of John IV of Portugal, May 5, 1794
a. l. s. Ajuda, May 5, 1794, personal letter to her mother.
FOLDER 1451 Maria Isabella (1789-1848), daughter of Charles IV, wife of Francis I, king of the Two Sicilies, no date
a. l. s. s. d., to her niece Louise, letter of affection (in French).
FOLDER 1452 ISABELLA II (1820, 1825-1868, 1904), March 16, 1879
a. l. s. Mar. 16, 1879, letter of courtesy (in French).
Series 33: Portugal
FOLDER 1452 Maria II de Gloria (1819, 1826-1852), October 20, 1827
a. l. s. Lisbon, Oct. 20, 1827, "to your Royal Highness", thanking her for samples of ribbon in the mode (in French).
XVIII: Miscellaneous
FOLDER 1454 Baudelair, Charles Pierre (1821-1867), distinguished poet, May 11, [18]62
a. l. s. May 11, [18]62, to "mon cher Florentino," asking him to assist at the debut of Mme. Des Champs at the Odeon in the rôle of Andromaque.
FOLDER 1455 Ireland, William Henry (1777-1825), notorious for his Shakespearean forgeries, April 24, 1812; no date; no date
DeRicci Number: 1455
a. l. s. Apr. 24, 1812, concerning his debts and his forth-coming publications, mentions a Shakespeare folio facsimile he is preparing. + a. l. s. s. d., largely concerning his financial embarrassment. + Also a forty-one line Shakespearean forgery.
FOLDER 1456 Kossuth, Louis (1802-1914), Hungarian statesman, March 10, 1852; May 25, 1857
l. s. St. Louis, Mo., Mar. 10, 1852, to the New York legislature, expressing his gratitude for an invitation to visit as guest of the legislature. + l. s. London, May, 25, 1857, to the Secretary of State of New York, requesting additional volumes of a natural history of New York, presented to him in 1852.
FOLDER 1457 Quinonez, Francisco de (1482-1540), cardinal, confessor of Charles V, negotiator for the deliverance of Clément VII, December 10, 1527
l. s. Rome, Dec. 10, 1527, to Ferdinand de Gonzague,
FOLDER 1458 Neri, Filippo de (1515-1595), Italian founder of Oratorians, no date
a. d. s. order for payment of money to Filippo de Neri, signed by Pietro Pettacchion
Series 34: Miscellaneous
FOLDER 1459 Watermarks of papers in the collection
Watermarks of papers in the collection; prepared by Thomas Gravell. Spring 1978. Photocopies.
FOLDER 1460 Introduction
The following autographs were omitted from Dr. Bourne's catalogue either because they had no bearing on the French Revolution or because they were so obscure no mention of them was discoverable in reliable dictionaries or encyclopedia.
FOLDER 1461 Electors of Brandenburg, no date
news clipping: The Ilustrated London News, "History of the House of Brandenburg."
FOLDER 1462 Belliard, Augusete Daniel (1769-1822), French General, July 12, 1789
a. l. s. Cairo, July 12, 1789, minor military matter.
FOLDER 1462 Brichet, M. J., no date
d. l. s. Palloy
FOLDER 1464 Buque, George ( - ), in the army at the front in the Bastille
FOLDER 1465 Castries, Charles Eugène Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de (1727-1801), entered navy (1729), minister of the navy (1780), marshal of France (1782), governor general of Holland
FOLDER 1466 Cazalès, no date
This document is attributed, in the New York cataloque, to Jacques Antoine Marie de Cazalès (1758-1805). This is impossible as Cazalès was an ultra-royalist. At the time when the left was called the Mountain, Cazalès had emmigrated. The document was probably signed by an obscure member of a local Committee of Correspondence.
FOLDER 1467 Terrien, Jean (1766-1855), chief of the chouan insurgents of Chateaubriant district, "Lion Heart", no date
l. s.
FOLDER 1468 Ducherion
FOLDER 1469 Duhesme, Philippe Guillaume (1766-1815), general of division (1794), mortally wounded at Waterloo, April 2, 1815
a. l. s. Apr. 2, 1815.
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