Lot 474: Louis Philippe Ii



2015-09-16 14:07:24

Lot 474: Louis Philippe Ii: (1747-1793) Duke Of Orleans. The Duke Actively Supported The French Revolution And Adopted The Name Philippe Egalite, However He Was Guillotined During The Reign Of Terror. L.S., L. Phil D'Orleans, One Page, 4To, Paris, 6Th July 1770, To Vicomte De Clermont, In French. The Duke Announces 'You Would Have Reason, My Dear Viscount, To Reproach Me For My Silence, If It Were Deliberate; But On The Contrary, It Is Very Involuntary On My Part, Having Had For A Very Long Time Just Too Much Business, Much Travelling About, Meetings At My House....And Other Things' And Continues To Remark 'Since You Are Of The Opinion That One Should Marry, And You Find The Institution Very Advantageous, I Agree Most Willingly'. Some Very Light, Extremely Minor Creasing To The Right Edge, Vg] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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