Lot 1131: Nesselrode, Karl



2015-09-16 14:12:19

Lot 1131: Nesselrode Karl: (1780-1862) Russian Count And Diplomat. An Interesting A.L.S., Nesselrode, Two Pages, 4To, St. Petersburg, 5Th April 1819, To An Unnamed Foreign Diplomat, In French. An Elegantly Phrased And Flattering Letter By Nesselrode, Russian Foreign Minister At The Time Of This Letter, Announcing 'Allow Me That After Congratulating You Officially, I Express The Pleasure I Feel Reporting To You The Benevolence Of The Emperor.', Nesselrode Continues Explaining All His Efforts In Order To Get The Emperor'S Decoration For His Correspondent, And States 'Since Long Ago I Was Feeling The Need Of Reporting To Him About Your Merits, Your Zeal And Loyalty. I Have Been Quite Lucky Seizing The Favorable Opportunity This Morning; A Precious Occasion Giving Me The Proof Of The Good Opinion His Majesty Keeps Of You.' A Good Content Letter Reporting About The Influence Nesselrode Had On Emperor Alexander I. Some Overall Age Wear. Left Border With A Small Loss Of Paper And Former Mounting Trace Not Affecting The Text Or Signature. G Alexander I: (1777-1825) Emperor Of Russia 1801-25. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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