Lot 439: Important Russian naval reformer (1767–1849) best known for letting Napoleon slip past his blockade of the Berezina River in November of 1812. ALS in French, signed "Tchitchagoff," one page, 6.25 x 7.75, April 9, 1823. Untranslated letter to his banker, informing him that he has found a better opportunity to invest his funds with higher profits. In very good condition, with intersecting folds passing through the signature, scattered soiling, and numerous pencil notations to the upper right.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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