Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Letters of credence from a bishop in behalf of travelers from his diocese.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In ecclesiastical law. Such as are written by one bishop to another on behalf of any of the clergy or others of his diocese traveling thither, that they may be received among the faithful or that the clerk may be promoted or necessaries administered to others, etc. Wharton.