Lot 285: Ineffectual King of France from 1715 to 1774 who was dominated by his strong-willed and unscrupulous mistress, Madame de Pompadour. LS in French, signed "Louis," one page, 9.5 x 13.75, October 9, 1757. Letter to Count Johann Philipp von Walderdorff announcing the birth of his grandson Charles Philippe, who would inherit the French throne as Charles X. Signed at the conclusion by Louis and countersigned by Francois-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and slits along edges.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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