It is worthy of mention, as illustrating the administration of Justice in Rome, that even with these proofs of the invalidity of the will produced as that of Vitelli, his nieces were never able to recover the whole of his property. They were compelled to make terms with Grossi, the defunct Prelate’s natural son, who to this day remains in the enjoyment of one-half of Vitelli’s property!
18: All the facts and figures contained in this
chapter are taken from
the works of the Marchese Pepoli.
19: Memoirs, vol. ii. p. 293.
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