Congregazione del buon governo, 1582-1870 (bulk 1582-1847).


Congregazione del buon governo, 1582-1870 (bulk 1582-1847).

13,124 buste, registri and v.


SNAC Resource ID: 6838129

Bentley Historical Library

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