Lot 1098: Frederic V Of Denmark



2015-09-16 14:12:14

Lot 1098: Frederic V Of Denmark: (1723-1766) King Of Denmark-Norway 1746-66. L.S., Friderick R[Ex], One Page, 4To, Friedensburg, 9Th September 1763, To Field-Marshal Count Von Munnich, In French. The King Thanks His Correspondent For His Zeal And Affection And For The Letter Brought From 'The Country Of Oldenburg And For The Memorandum..' Further Saying '…Be Sure, Please, That I Will Keep And Take Good And Close Care Of Both As A Work Done With Your Hands, And That I Will Enjoy With Pleasure Reading Your Good Opinions.' With Blank Integral Leaf. Some Overall Age Wear And Creasing, Otherwise Vg Count Burkhard Christoph Von Munnich (1683-1767) German Field-Marshal And Engineer. A Historical Political Figure In The Russian Empire. General-In-Chief By Catherine I , Later Appointed Governor Of Saint Petersburg City While The Imperial Court Was Temporarily Transferred To Moscow By Peter Ii . He Prepared The City For The Return Of Imperial Court Upon The Coronation Of Anna Of Russia. In Charge Of Re-Organizing The Russian Army, He Modernized It And Reformed Numerous Military Formations And Corps. After Many Victorious Military Campaigns He Began Taking Part In Political Affairs. Sentenced To Death By The 1741 Revolution, Count Of Munnich Was Pardoned At The Scaffold. After Few Years Confined In Siberia, He Was Released By Pierre Iii And Later Recovered By Catherine Ii. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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