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Lot #316
Marie Antoinette: Claude François Chauveau-Lagarde Autograph Letter Signed

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Celebrated French lawyer (1756-1841) who came into the public spotlight during the French Revolution, zealously defending many notable cases during the Reign of Terror; among his famous clients were Marie Antoinette, Madame Elisabeth, Jean-Sylvain Bailly, Madame Roland, and others. ALS in French, signed “Chauveau-Lagarde,” one page, 7.25 x 8.75, personal letterhead, September 4, 1811. Handwritten letter to Monsieur Le Maire de Denis. Needing to make a considerable repayment for the acquisition of a lot of land, he asks him for the fees which are due to him in the business of the Commune which he administers. In fine condition, with foxing to edges.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Science & Tech
  • Dates: #622 - Ended December 08, 2021

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