[Pauline de Castellane, Countess of Hatzfeldt,... - Lot 288 - Ader

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[Pauline de Castellane, Countess of Hatzfeldt,... - Lot 288 - Ader
[Pauline de Castellane, Countess of Hatzfeldt, then Duchess of Talleyrand, SAGAN and VALENÇAY (1823-1895)]. About 1,000 letters, most of them L.A.S., addressed to her (some to her mother, father or first husband, or between third parties), 1828-1895. Important family, friendly and worldly correspondence, throughout much of Europe, spanning more than half a century. [Youngest daughter of Marshal Boniface de Castellane and Cordélia Greffulhe, Pauline de Castellane married in 1844 the Prussian diplomat Maximilien von Hatzfeldt zu Trachenberg (1813-1859), and had six children; then in 1861 she married Napoleon-Louis de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duke of Valençay and 3rd Duke of Talleyrand-Périgord (1811-1898), son of Edmond de Talleyrand-Périgord, Duke of Dino (nephew of the diplomat), of whom she had a daughter Dorothée, known as Dolly; Louis' younger sister, Pauline de Périgord, was the wife of the Marquis Henri de Castellane, Pauline's elder brother.] Antoine comte d'Argout, Charles-Victor vicomte d'Arlincourt, Félix Baciocchi, Achille Baraguey d'Hilliers, Prosper de Barante (10), Vincent Benedetti, Theodor von Bethmann-Hollweg, Louis cardinal de Bonald, François comte de Bondy, Albert de Broglie, François-Certain maréchal de Canrobert (13), Pierre Carlier, Michel Chevalier (4), Alphonse Chodron de Courcel, Gabriel Delessert, Édouard Dubufe, André Dupin aîné, Léon Faucher, Jules baron Finot, Achille Fould (5), Joséphine duchesse de Gontaut (7), Théodore Gudin, Jules Herbette, Émile Hubaine, Ferdinand and Stanislas d'Imécourt (6), Fitzroy Kelly, Franz Krüger, Louis-Ernest Ducos de Lahitte, Paul Le Brethon (7), Ferdinand de Lesseps, Dorothée princess de Lieven (18), Reginald Lister, Charles Vane Lord Londonderry, Sophie de Mac-Mahon, Marshal Bernard-Pierre Magnan (11), Émile Mellinet, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Louis-Mathieu Comte Molé (130, affectionate, full of allusions to family affairs and going back to Pauline's childhood, as he calls her, because "who indeed loved you more, cared for you more after your mother and from a very young age! "), Karl Oppersdorff, Nicolas-Charles Oudinot, Étienne-Denis chancellor Pasquier (5), Roland Paulze d'Ivoy, Princess Marie of Prussia, Marshal César Randon, Marshal Auguste Regnaud de Saint-Jean d'Angély, Charles Rémusat, Gustave Robin (notary), nearly 200 letters concerning his affairs, plus accounts), Gaëtan de Rochebouët, Sister Rosalie, Narcisse-Achille de Salvandy (2 ), Léon Seillière, Henry Standish, Adolphe Thiers, Alexis de Tocqueville, General Jean-Jacques Uhrich, Juan Donoso Cortés Marquis de Valdegamas (2 ), etc. Family correspondence. Letters often very long, several with drafts or minutes of replies. 16 letters from her to her sister-in-law Pauline Marquise de Castellane, née Pauline de Périgord, and her children : Franz von Hatzfeldt (12); Hélène von Hatzfeldt, Countess von Kanitz (17, including one announcing her remarriage to Baron von Scholl against her mother's wishes), and her husband Georg von Kanitz (5, including one concerning the divorce requested by Hélène); Melchior von Hatzfeldt (5); Marguerite von Hatzfeldt, Baroness von Saurma-Jeltsch (approx. 180, with many minutes of her mother's pathetic correspondence about her "sad affairs", her illness and crises, her debts and demands for money), her husband Anton von Saurma dit Toni (15) and their daughter Carmen; Louise von Hatzfeldt, Countess Welczeck (90), and her husband Bernhard von Welczek; Boniface von Hatzfeldt.Her sister-in-law Herminie von Landsberg, née Hatzfeldt, and her husband Engelbert von Landsberg (ca. 35); her second husband Louis de Talleyrand-Périgord (7); Boson de Talleyrand-Périgord, eldest son of Louis; Alexandre de Talleyrand-Périgord duc de Dino, brother of Louis. His son-in-law Charles Egon IV de Fürstenberg (who married Dorothée de Talleyrand-Périgord, known as Dolly, daughter of Louis and Pauline). Her sister Sophie Comtesse de Beaulaincourt (ca. 65); her natural son, Alain de Mérionnec (ca. 110, plus photo); her niece Marie de Castellane, Princess Radziwill, and her husband Antoine Radziwill. Etc.plus various documents, including a small file on a lawsuit brought by the Greffulhe, press clippings, business cards, announcements, etc.
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