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  • 1692
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  • Portrait of man with closed eyes in clerical robes praying to a small statue of Jesus on the cross. Text from item: Mre. Jean Antoine le Vachet Pretre de la Ville de Roman en Dauphine Instituteur de Seminaire des Soeurs de l'union Chretienne, lequel apres avoir confesse les Dames hospitalieres de St. Gervais et les pauvres de leur hospital pendent 35 ans avec une Charite parfaite et un desinteressement admirable, y est mort en odeur de Saintet... more
    Portrait of man with closed eyes in clerical robes praying to a small statue of Jesus on the cross. Text from item: Mre. Jean Antoine le Vachet Pretre de la Ville de Roman en Dauphine Instituteur de Seminaire des Soeurs de l'union Chretienne, lequel apres avoir confesse les Dames hospitalieres de St. Gervais et les pauvres de leur hospital pendent 35 ans avec une Charite parfaite et un desinteressement admirable, y est mort en odeur de Saintete le 6.e Fevrier 1681 age de 78 ans Sa Vie est ecrite par Mr. l'Abbe Richard et imprimee en mars 1692Rough translation: Mr.. Jean Antoine Vachet the Priest of the Roman city in Dauphine Seminary Teacher of the Sisters of Christian union, which after having confessed the Ladies Hospitallers of St. Gervais and the poor of their hospital during 35 years hanging with perfect charity and an admirable disinterestedness, he died there in the order of Holiness February 6,1681 at the age of 78. His Life is written by the Abbe Mr. Richard and printed in March 1692. Noblin. less
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  • Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. Contact host institution for more information.