Lot 477: Carnot, Lazare

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Lot 477: Carnot Lazare: (1753-1823) French Politician During The Revolutionary Wars, Minister Of War 1800 And Minister Of The Interior 1815. L.S., Carnot, One Page, Folio, Paris, 11Th May 1815, To Count Loison, Inspector Of The National Guard Of The 2Nd Military Division, On The Printed Stationery Of The Ministry Of The Interior, In French. Carnot States That He Is In Receipt Of His Correspondent'S Letter Announcing The Departure Of The 2Nd Battalion Of The Marne To Go To Mezieres And Remarks 'I Am Writing To M. Bedoch On The Subject Of The Obstacles Brought To Your Operations By The Recklessness Of The Mayors And Sub Prefects And By The Insinuations Of A Few Fanatical Priests', Further Continuing 'I Hope That He Will Already Have Proceeded With The Renewal Of The Lesser Authorities And That The Elections Of The Primary And Electoral Assemblies Will Stop The Scandal Of This Battle On The Part Of A Handful Of Schemers And Factions Against The National Will, Especially In The Departments Where Feelings Of Patriotism And French Honour Have Shone Out With Such Brightness'. Very Slightly Irregularly Trimmed To The Left Edge And With A Small Area Of Paper Loss To The Upper Right Corner, Professionally Repaired, Otherwise Vg] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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