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Lot #376
Maximilien Robespierre

Robespierre writes to a fellow revolutionary

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Robespierre writes to a fellow revolutionary

Fanatical idealist leader of the French Revolution (1758-1794) who was arrested, tried, and executed for the 'Reign of Terror.' Scarce LS in French, signed "Robespierre," one page, 7.25 x 9.5, Comité de Salut Public letterhead, May 9, 1794. Letter to fellow revolutionary Louis Saint-Just. In full: "The Committee asks you to get information on Gigot [probably Andre Gigaux] General of the northern troops left wing. You are receiving a denunciation against him and, attached to that, a document of proof. You will handle this matter with prudence and justice." In very good condition, with scattered foxing, and some dampstaining along the left edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #529 - Ended June 13, 2018

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