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Pope from 1800-23. Declared a Servant of God by the late Pope-Emeritus Benedict XVI. Bishop of Tivoli and Imola. Monk of the Order of Saint Benedict. 


DS - Document Signed; vellum, one side, dated 16 May 1822, one year before his death.  Signed on behalf of Pius VII by secretary of state Hercule Cardinal Consalvi.  Chancellory script on vellum. Appears to be the granting of a plenary indulgence on members of a church in Padua. Counter-signed by other chancery officials. Light toning, minor paper loss, well away from text. Very good condition.