French cavalry general noted for his daring and skillful exploits during the Napoleonic Wars (1770-1835). LS in French, signed “Duc de Valmy,” one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.25, January 19, 1814. Letter to M. Le Maire of Rheims, in part (translated): "The depots of infantry which have been sent temporarily to Rheims must be directed on the field, with their magazines, on Clermont, department of the Oise; Make known this disposition to the commanders of these depots which would still be in your city and which will immediately have to transmit their situation to the Minister of War, by the posts indicating to him the day of their arrival in Clermont." In fine condition.
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