TLS - Typewritten Letter Signed, one page, 20 November 1929. Addressed to Commendatore Gioacchino Antonelli Gostaggini, a major of the Palantine Guard of Honor (dissolved by Paul VI in 1971). On behalf of the pope, Gasparri sends congratulations to Costaggini who authored a tribute in book form entitled "Il Vincitore" (the winner) as well as for an article on "the great cycle of the centuries born anew" which appeared in a Roman publication.
Pietro Gasparri - Italian cardinal;; papal secretary of state; principal signatory of the Lateran Treaty between Italy and the Papal States. Was papal secretary of state under Popes Benedict XV and Pius XI.
top of page
bottom of page