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This is a collection of anonymous complaints written by common people in Tuscania and posted in a public space, during the period xx-xx.
In the 1800s, the people in a town had the opportunity to submit anonymous complaints by writing their accusation and posting it in a public space – usually the door of a church or of a public building (like the equivalent of a Town Hall). The police had the duty of recording and investigating each of these complaints. See example of recording.
The name “Pasquinate” comes from the belief that the tradition started with the Church of San Pasquale in Rome.
To better understand the historical context of these documents, see LINK
Guardie: Complaint against specific policemen. LINK