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All'Ill.mo et Ecc.mo sig.r mio ass.mo il sig.r duca di Terranova governatore dello stato di Milano e capitan generale per S.M. cattolica in Italia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 477
Scope and Contents Report sent to the duke of Terranova who was the governor of the state of Milan and captain of the Catholic army in Italy. The letter was written by the secretary of the pope and calls the duke back to duty in leading the Catholic army. The missive recognizes the many responsibilities relating to governing Milan, but the captain owes the pope much and duke's services are again needed in Rome. The original manuscript was probably written around the middle of the 16th century. This...
Dates: 1585

Council of Trent letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 460
Scope and Contents Official correspondence dealing with the Council of Trent, 1545-1563 which have been copied in a clear hand. The letters were written by different authors. They were men of ecclesiastical and political authority. They deal with matters relating to Catholic Church doctrine, liturgy, papal authority, and conciliar theory. They also deal with the various aspects of the conduct of the Council: its progress and decisions. The letters were addressed to Cardinal Alessandro Farnese, 1520-1589...
Dates: 1547-1548

Saint Francis de Sales papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 447
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.

Dates: 1610-1652

Papal treatises and directives

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 739
Scope and Contents Seven treatises and papal directives written in one hand and bound in a modern wrapper. The document is Counter-Reformation in content. Included: "Humile significatione a Nostro Signore circa il modo di convertire gli herettici alla santa fede Cattholica"; "Replica breve circa las practica di Piacenza, e Parma mandata in un foglio a parte a Monsignor Pighino con lo spatio dell xiiii ottobre l'anno MDL"; "Instructione d'ordine di Nostro Signore Papa Jiulio iii per Monsignor Achille...
Dates: 1551-1605