Lot 475: Talleyrand, Charles Mauric, De



2015-09-16 14:07:24

Lot 475: Talleyrand Charles Maurice De: (1754-1838) French Diplomat Who Worked Successfully From The Regime Of King Louis Xvi Through The French Revolution And Then Under Napoleon And Beyond. D.S., Ch. Mau. Talleyrand, Being A Signed Cheque, New York, 23Rd May 1795. The Partially Printed Cheque Is Drawn On The Bank Of New York And Is Completed In Talleyrand'S Hand For The Sum Of $25. A Heavy Ink Cross Runs Through The Cheque In The Form Of A Bank Cancellation, Just Affecting Part Of Talleyrand'S Signature. Some Light Age Toning And With Slightly Irregularly Trimmed Edges. Together With An Ink Signature Of Talleyrand On A Small Oblong 12Mo Piece, Evidently Clipped From The Conclusion Of An Official Document. G, 2 Talleyrand Found Himself In The United States After He Was Forced To Leave England In March 1794 Following William Pitt The Younger'S Expulsion Order. He Returned To France In 1796. ] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £100-150
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