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Lot #270
Laurent Jean François Truguet Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $500+
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French admiral (1752-1839) who participated in the American Revolution (a member of Guichen's and then de Grasse's fleet) and the French Revolutionary Wars, remembered as a competent sailor, as an advocate for the abolition of the slavery, and for his sometimes embattled relationship with Napoleon Bonaparte. ALS in French, signed “Truguet,” one page, 4.5 x 7, personal letterhead, June 15, 1802. Untranslated letter as admiral and councillor of state, granting authorization to a colleague. In fine condition, with a small piece of tape to the upper right corner.

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  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Ft. Sports Cards
  • Dates: #629 - Ended February 09, 2022

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