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Saint Francisco de Borja letter

Collection MS-1989-016: Saint Francisco de Borja letter


  • Creation: 1557 November 1

Scope and Contents

Autographed letter signed, from Borja to Queen Catarina of Portugal. Concerns church matters.


Restrictions on Access

Available digitally; due to fragility access is restricted to the digital version.

Restrictions on use

These materials are made available for use in research, teaching and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. The original authors may retain copyright to the materials.

Biographical note

Spanish Jesuit. Of noble birth, Borja in early life assisted at the court of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, and eventually succeeded to the dukedom of Gandra. In 1548 he joined the Society of Jesus and helped establish numerous institutions. He was elected Father General of the Order in 1565. Borja was canonized in 1671.


1 Volumes : 1 sheet ; 43 x 30 cm., folded to 21 x 30 cm.

Language of Materials

Spanish; Castilian


Purchase from E. K. Schreiber, New York, in 1989.

Existence of Digital Copies

Available digitally. A link is included in the inventory.

Saint Francisco de Borja Letter
1557 November 1
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Repository Details

Part of the John J. Burns Library Repository

John J. Burns Library
Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill MA 02467 United States