Lot 204: Born Count Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci (1810–1903), he was the 256th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, reigning from 1878 to 1903, succeeding Pope Pius IX. ALS in Italian, signed "G. Arc.vo Ves.o di Perugia," one page, 8 x 10.5, October 10, 1849. Untranslated letter to Monsignore Fausto Bonacci, whose last letter he failed to answer and in which he mentions the "Collegio Pio." In fine condition, with intersecting folds. Accompanied by the original address panel.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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