Translation: Letter from Giovanni Simeoni to James Gibbons, August 29, 1888

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Translation: Letter from Giovanni Simeoni to James Gibbons, August 29, 1888

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This is an English translation of the memorial letter from Rome in which American Catholics were granted permission to be members of the Knights of Labor and still remain in good standing in the Catholic Church. The letter was originally written in Latin by Giovanni Cardinal Simeoni, the Roman official who addressed such matters. The translation reproduced here is courtesy of Nick Tussing.

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This item is a part of the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.

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Courtesy of Associated Archives St. Mary's Seminary and University

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