Lot 277: The last Holy Roman Emperor (1768–1835) who ruled from 1792–1806 when he dissolved the empire, and became the first Emperor of Austria. Collection of 13 untranslated LSs, consisting of 11 one-page and two multi-page, 7.25 x 9, dated between 1797 and 1801. All are written to a privy councilor named Schotten. A few are summarized as follows: on October 11, 1798, Francis II decrees that in the future he must be supplied with protocols of all those issues not treated prior to the conference but only in the committee. Letter of January 25, 1799, relates to simplifying administrational procedures regarding petitions pending. Letter of February 11, 1799, orders that personnel files be kept on the staff of the High State Controlling Department. Letter of May 15, 1801, concerns the holiday leave of the Imperial accounting officer Kohler. In overall fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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