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JOHN M. YOKLAVICH COLLECTION OF ITALIAN MANUSCRIPTS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Sonetti
06/11/1762

DESCRIPTION: 22 AMs sheets stitched together consisting of sonnets, possibly including a sonnet sequence, and some satiric poems. Most of the poems are written in different hands, the authors being unnamed. The document is dated according to what appears to be a diary entry on the back of one page dated 11 June, 1772. Among scribbles on the outside pages is the name of the city near Rome, Ancona.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Mathematical Games
01/01/1800

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet consisting of mathematical puzzles with their answers.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Letter from Ex-Canon Celli to Salvatore Vanni
01/01/1800

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS (1 sheet, folded once) from ex-Canon Celli to his Patron, Salvatore Vanni. The letter is in verse and cleverly asks Vanni for financial assistance. It is not clear where this letter was written or sent.

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Recipes
01/01/1820

DESCRIPTION: 3 AMs sheets containing 3 recipes written in different hands. The first recipe, "Ricetta per fare l'Elisir Vite," is a recipe for an "elixir of life" containing aqua vitae, a strong Swedish alcohol, and is possibly written in the same hand as the item in Folder 2. The second, "Ricetta Per comporre il Vino aromatico Wermut," is a recipe for vermouth. The third is unlabeled and is a satirical recipe for a pizza.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Satirical Verse
12/10/1824

DESCRIPTION: 3 AMs sheets of satirical verse written in the same hand, dated 10 December, 1824 in Rome.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Remedies
01/01/1810

DESCRIPTION: 2 AMs sheets written in the same hand giving remedies to common maladies. The first states that it is a cure for "Terzana," or tertian fever. The second is the last page of a longer remedy of an unnamed ailment.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Devotional Sonnet
01/01/1797

DESCRIPTION: 1 AMs sheet containing a devotional sonnet labelled "Fine della Accademia del 1797" in the middle of the text. Page is numbered, reflecting that it came from a larger collection.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 "All'Inghlaterra"
01/01/1936

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs poem, "All'Inghlaterra," attributed to Vincenzo Monti, written during the Fascist period denouncing England for measures it had taken against Italy in protest of its invasion of Eastern Africa.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 "Il Modernismo"
01/01/1936

DESCRIPTION: 1 printed poem (3 pp.), "Il Modernismo," attributed to Canon Nicola Beri, probably written during the Fascist period, addressing the Encyclical, "Pascendi dominici gregis..."

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