FERSEN (Axel von). Piece signed in his capacity... - Lot 6 - Osenat

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FERSEN (Axel von). Piece signed in his capacity... - Lot 6 - Osenat
FERSEN (Axel von).
Piece signed in his capacity as colonel of the Royal Swedish Regiment. Paris, January 10, 1789. 1 p. in-12
narrow oblong.

"I certify that Sr. Pierre Charles, Baron de Koeler de Blauberg comes from noble parents and can prove himself to be able to enter the service of the king... »
Friend of Marie-Antoinette's heart, Axel von Fersen (1755-1810) was a Swedish officer
in the service of France brought before the Court. He met the Queen at the masked ball of the Opera on
January 30, 1774, was admitted to his inner circle from September 1778, and frequented it.
regularly, officially or secretly, during each of his stays in Paris. He was, however
Quite often absent, because of his duties with his regiment, and several trips, notably to America where he served as aide-de-camp and interpreter at Rochambeau (March 1781-June 1783). He was the linchpin of the escape in Varennes, made an attempt to escape Marie-Antoinette in 1792, and then led an active campaign in Brussels in favour of her and Louis XVI.
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