Lot 275: German princess and the wife of Philippe I, Duke of Orleans, whose hereditary claim to the Palatinate was used as pretext to launch the Nine Years' War. ALS in French, signed "Elisabeth Charlotte," one page, 7 x 9.25, June 13, 1717. Untranslated letter to Duchess Dorothea Sophie de Parma, daughter of the Elector Palatine Philipp Wilhelm, mentioning "le Conte di Rivasso," who was Parma's envoy to France until 1717. In fine condition, with uniform toning and slight soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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