Lot 250: Sweden's only ruling Queen (1626–1689) who converted to Catholicism and abdicated the throne in 1654. Manuscript DS in Latin, signed "Christina," one page, 8.25 x 12.5, April 1652. Untranslated document requesting 500 imperial thalers to be given to her valet de chambre, Matthew Palpitsky, for a journey to France. In very good condition, with areas of paper loss to left side, scattered toning and soiling, a few small stains, and re-backed to preserve structural integrity. Provenance: Goodspeed's Book Shop of Boston.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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