Lot 1129: Orlov, Alexey, Fyodorovich



2015-09-16 14:12:18

Lot 1129: Orlov Alexey Fyodorovich: (1787-1862) Prince Orlov, Former Military, He Was One Of The Most Important Russian Diplomats Of His Time, Close To Tsar Nicholas I. A.L., One Page, 4To, Paris, 17Th May 1832, In French. The Letter Being A Report About Two Important Questions Asked To An Unknown Personage And The Answers Received, The Whole Related To International Delegations. Orlov States 'First Question: Do You Accept To Be A Member Of The Delegation? He Responds That He Accepts, Because He Has Never Rejected The Occasions Had To Serve His Homeland And His Compatriots, Above All On Such Grievous Moment…'. Prince Orlov Would Soon After Be Appointed Ambassador At Constantinople And Later In Charge Of The Infamous "Third Section" Secret Police. Vg. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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