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Edicts relating to the Jesuits in Portugal 1758-1759: manuscript

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Collection MS-2020-018: Edicts relating to the Jesuits in Portugal 1758-1759: manuscript


  • Creation: 1758 - 1759

Scope and Contents

Four edicts or proclamations relating to the Jesuits in Portugal, likely manuscript copies of printed texts. Written in four or more distinctive cursive scripts. The first text (16 pages), begins "Nós D[o]n Fran[cis]co Cardenal Saldanha, visitador e Reformador G[er]al App[ostolico] da Religiaō da Companhia de Jesu nestes Reynos de Portugal ..." and is dated at end "Junqueria à 15 de mayo de 1758". The second text (8 pages) begins "Copia de carta escripta al Rmo. recttor del Colegio de S. Ambrosio de la Com[panhi]a de Jesus ..." and is dated at end "13 de feb[ereir]o de 1759". The third text (8 pages), begins "Anueitao[?] amado filho Fran[cis]co Cardenal Diacono ... Benedictto Papa XIV" and is dated at end "abril de MDCCLVIII." The fourth text (24 pages), begins "Reflexões sobre el manifesto de Lisboa", is signed "El Cardenal Cabalchini tiene" on page [21] and is dated 1758 at end.


Language of Materials

Portuguese, cursive script.

Restrictions on access

Open for research.

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.


4 Volumes (4 items (16, 8, 8, 24 pages)) : paper ; 30 x 21 cm


Purchase from Librerio de Antano in 2020.

Materials Specific Details

Comprises items 13-16 in a bound volume containing 15 printed texts and 4 manuscripts relating to the Jesuits in Portugal. Bound in 19th-century full leather with gilt title on spine: Papeles de Portug.

Edicts Relating to the Jesuits in Portugal, 1758-1759 : Manuscript
Marc Only
Noah Sheola
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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