Lot 1125: Feodorovna, Alexandra

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Lot 1125: Feodorovna Alexandra: (1798-1860) Princess Charlotte Of Prussia. Empress Consort Of Russia 1825-55, Wife Of Emperor Nicholas I And Mother Of Future Emperor Alexander Ii. A.L.S., A[Lexandra], Two Pages, 12Mo, N.P., N.D. [1825-6], To Countess Orloff-Tchesmensky, In French. The Empress Writes To Her Correspondent On A Black Bordered Mourning Paper Stating 'Tell Me Dear Countess If You Still Feel Indisposed, And If This Has Prevented You To Pay Tribute To Our Angel In His Tomb? You Might Know That I Had The Inexpressible Joy Of Receiving Communion In The Same Chapel Where The Coffin Was….' And Further Continues Saying 'I Have Prayed To God To Hallow Me Against The Sorrow Of This Poor World, And I Like To Believe That The Angel Watches Over Me From High In Heaven As He Was Doing On Earth….' And Concludes With '..I Would Like To Meet You Again So Much Once All These Sad Days Finish..'. An Excellent Content Letter, Written Short After Tsar Alexander I Death. With Integral Addressee Leaf. Small Corner Paper Loss To The Last Page Due To The Opening Of The Seal. Vg Alexander I (1777-1825) Emperor Of Russia 1801-25. Alexander Died 1St December 1825. He Is The Angel The Empress Alexandra, Wife Of Alexander'S Brother Nicholas, Refers To. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £250-350
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