Lot n° 22
300 - 400 EUR
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The beech tree (Gilbert Du Motier de). Signed...
The beech tree (Gilbert Du Motier de). Signed autograph letter to Léon Deveaux. Paris City Hall, August 3, 1830. 1/4 p. in-folio, letterhead printed "Garde nationale de Paris. The Commander-in-Chief General", yellowed paper. A fine patriotic letter written during the lieutenancy of Louis-Philippe d'Orléans, i.e. between the revolutionary days of 27-29 July and the Duke's elevation to royalty on 9 August. "It is with great pleasure and confidence that I see the patriotic journey of the Messrs. de Montigny, Devaux, and Leymarie undertaken in views of freedom and public order, and I will be very eager to hear from them... "Joint: La Fayette (George Washington). Autograph letter signed by the son of La Fayette addressed to the sculptor Jean David d'Angers. Paris, 19 January 1837. Concerning the repair and transport of his father's and Washington's two busts (1 p. 1/2 in-12, address on the back).
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