By the authority given to us by the rescript of the scared congregation of religious on the 24 day of February, 1917 under no. 614, we grant the requested establishment of a house in the city of Providence to educate youth in religion and letters after all lawful requirements have been observed.
Given at Rome,
28 Feb. 1917
/s/ Fr. Ludivicus Theissling, Mag. Gen. [Master General of the Order]
Reg. D. Fol 196
Reg. SOCII P. 99
/s/ John McNicholas, O.P.
Translation from the Latin by Gino Bondi, O.P.