Note in secretarial hand signed by Antonelli to "Miss E.R. Brown" (address given) and to which Pius IX has added a signed religious sentiment.

Pope Pius IX and Cardinal Antonelli [ Pie IX ]
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[Vatican], 15 Feb. 1869.

One page, 4to, good condition, note in French with a translation (poor condition) tipped on to the edge of the letter. The note says (in the translation) "The offering that you presnted to the Holy Father on the occasion of the 14th of this month was very favourably received. His Holiness as a witness of his pleasure has deigned to write with his own hand at the bottom of your letter some consoling words. I return it to you there fore with this example of the Pontifical good-will, assuring you of my esteem with which I remain / J.

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