Lot 302: Born Giovanni Angelo Braschi in 1717, Pius served as pope from 1775 until his death in 1799. Manuscript vellum DS, in Latin, signed "J. A. Braschius, ThesaRius GnLis," one page, 10.25 x 7.75, 1766. Early untranslated document signed at the conclusion as Vatican treasurer. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, one through a single letter of signature, pencil notation to bottom, and scattered light toning and soiling.
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