Lot 359: Holy Roman Empress and Queen of Bohemia (1717–1780) who was the mother of Marie Antoinette. Partial ALS in German, unsigned, 7.25 x 9, no date but circa September 1756. Untranslated letter with military content concerning costs of pontoons and munitions for the army in facing Field Marshal Maximilian Browne. In fine condition. The Battle of Lobositz took place shortly after this letter, in which Frederick the Great's army was prevented from continuing their invasion into Bohemia and forced to fall back to Saxony for the winter.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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