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Giacomo’s Money Orders from the Cunard Line

2020-09-19T20:48:36+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|Tags: |

Two receipts from the Cunard lines, exchanging Lire for dollars. Seems like money orders. One is dated April 15th, 1924 for $20 for 425 Lire. The other is undated for $27.50 for 600 Lire. Both are made out to Luciano Galli per Francesco.

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Giacomo Legal Document

2020-09-19T20:54:42+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

A legal document dated July 4th, 1927 by the Podesta (an official) of the town of Caprino Veronese that certifies that Giacomo Galli of Springfield, Mass. in North America, where his brother Luciano Galli lives in company with his daughter Erminia Galli, 26 years old and on purpose (espressemente) wants to see her father. It [...]

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Giacomo Security for a Loan?

2020-09-19T20:49:48+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

A handwritten legal document dated July 14th, 1927 at the Pretura (Justice of the Peace) at Caprino Veronese that at 15 hour on this date in 1927, at the house near the gates of Garda, their lives an Eliza Pezzolato... Then goes on to talk something about the furniture in the room, this might [...]

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Giacomo’s Illness and Treatment

2020-09-19T20:50:10+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

A handwritten letter from CASA DI CURA (House of Healing), Dr. Chierego, Via Gazzera, 11 (Borgo Trento) Verona. Dated February 17th, 1927. Stating in part: the undersigned examined Mr Giacomo Galli on February 10th, 1927. He shows a nemolyne temporo occipitalo (An enemy or perhaps a bone dissolving tumor on the side and back of [...]

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Giacomo Too Ill to Travel, March 2, 1927

2020-09-19T20:50:25+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

A handwritten and notarized legal document dated March 2, 1927 to the American Consular service in Venice. It states that Giacomo Galli of Caprino Veronese is actually bedridden in Verona and was too ill to travel to the United States on April 3, 1926 on the ship Count Biancamano from Genoa in Italy because [...]

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Giacomo’s Furniture Sale

2020-09-19T20:50:45+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

One of three legal documents dated December 29th, 1927. A proclamation that on January two, 1928, at the door of the House of Eliza Pezzolato, there would be sale of the furniture in the house that had been verbally pawned on November 10th, 1927. It is signed by the Justice of the Peace of [...]

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Letter from the American Consulate

2020-09-19T20:51:05+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

A letter dated May 10th, 1927 from the American Consulate in Venice and addressed to Giacomo Galli, Cafe Stazione, Garda sul Lago, Verona. TRANSLATION (in part): In reference to your letter dated May 6th that you have lost your documents showing that you had returned to Italy only to visit temporarily. If you wants [...]

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Second Letter from American Consulate

2020-09-19T20:51:17+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box, Immigration|

A second letter from the American Consulate in Venice. From James be young dated June 18th, 1927, to Giacomo Galli at the Station Cafe in Lake Garda: TRANSLATION: In response to your letter of June 16th, 1927 with a request for returning to the United States, you must demonstrate to our satisfaction four things: [...]

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Letter and Ship Schedule for Passage to United States

2020-09-19T20:51:33+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Giacomo's Box|

A letter from Antonio de Paoli, representative of Italian navigation lines in Venice, concerning passage to North America. He writes in part: " that you should present yourself to the American Consulate General office in Genoa for them to see your passport, then write me and I'll let you know when a ship will be [...]

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