The note is a request for an indulgence and is dated October 11, 1854. It contains a short note regarding the request and the signature of Pope Pius IX. It is in excellent condition and was signed just two months before the declaration of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception (December 8, 1854).
The item is one more way Papal Artifacts portrays the living history of the papacy and the Catholic church. It is a valuable and rare addition to the Collection.