Lot #161
Joseph Guillotin Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $1000+

Description

French physician and politician (1738-1814) whose name became synonymous with the 'humane' instrument of execution whose use he proposed to the government during the French Revolution. Scarce ALS in French, signed “Guillotin,” one page, 4.5 x 7, 1812. An untranslated handwritten letter to Le Mercier of the Senate. In fine condition, with corner loss to the integral address leaf, not affecting any handwriting.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021





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