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#111 - Pope Pius XII Estimate: $300+

Born Eugenio Maria Giuseppe Giovanni Pacelli (1876-1958), he served as pope from 1939 until his death. TLS in Italian, signed “E. Card. Pacelli,” one page, 9 x 13, Secretary of State of the Vatican letterhead, March 12, 1932. Letter to Cardinal Giulio Serafini, in full (roughly translated): "I have the pleasure of communicating to you that the opportune orders for the sending of the Brief concerning the appointment of Your Eminence Rev. to the Protector of the Institute of the Daughters of the Sacred Heart, of Bergamo have been imposed on the Cancellera of the Apostolic Briefs. I gladly take advantage of the opportunity to express to V. E. senses a deeper respect with which, by humbly kissing her hands, I profess myself." In fine condition, with light creasing to two corners.

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