New York: Fordham University Press, (1940). Being the Original Documents first published at the Vatican Polyglot Press now done into English and presented for the Edification of the Faithful. First edition. 4to. 10-3/4" x 7-7/8".Brick colored cloth covered boards stamped in gold. Hand drawn decorative map endpapers. 468 pp including index. Illustrated with black and white woodcut pictures and red woodcut tail-pieces. Some rubbing to extremities. Overall a tight, clean very good copy. Item #1244
The Positio of the Historical Section of the Sacred Congregation of Rites on the Introduction of the Cause for Beatification and Canonization and on the Virtues of the Servant of God.
Katharine Tekawitha was born in 1656, in a Mohawk village near what is now Albany, N.Y., the first Native American to be presented to the Sacred Congregation of Rites as a candidate for the honors of the altar.