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    Pope Gregory XVI Autograph Letter Signed "Capellari" and Autograph Letter (unsigned) as Pope. Born Bartolomeo Albert Capellari, he was made a cardinal by Leo XII in 1825. He was elected pope in 1831.

    Autograph Letter Signed "Capellari". One page, 7.5" x 7"; May 6, 1812. In Italian, to a Mr. Occhi. Apologizing for failure to make a delivery as expected. Traces of wax seal and annotations in pencil from a previous collector on verso. Gently toned, with bold ink.

    Autograph Letter (unsigned) as Pope. One page of a bifolium, 8" x 10"; "del Vaticano"; August 6, 1837. Brief letter in Italian to a monsignor, untranslated. Folded in four, with toning and bold ink.

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