LOUIS XIV. L.A.S., Versailles June 12, 1697,... - Lot 280 - Ader

Lot 280
Go to lot
Estimation :
10000 - 12000 EUR
Result with fees
Result : 12 800EUR
LOUIS XIV. L.A.S., Versailles June 12, 1697,... - Lot 280 - Ader
LOUIS XIV. L.A.S., Versailles June 12, 1697, to his son the Count of Toulouse; 2 pages small in-4, autograph envelope "a mon fils le conte de Toulouse" with red wax seal with arms (framed). Beautiful letter from the king to his son during the nine years war. [Louis-Alexandre de Bourbon, Count of Toulouse and Duke of Penthièvre (1678-1737), the last legitimate son of Louis XIV, appointed Admiral of France at age five]. "I am happy with the state you sent me of the Cavrie [cavalry] I see with pleasure the quantity of beautiful regiments that there is it is necessary to work to give the others it is what you must put well in the head of the officers Jay veu avec plesir la petite carte que vous mavés envoiée ou tous les camps d'Aht [Ath ; besieged since May 15, the city of Ath capitulated on June 5] and its surroundings are marked Continued to do all that you should and to see all that you will be able to see to try to become such as I desire you "... [On August 3, 1697, the Count of Toulouse will be named lieutenant general of the King's armies.]
My orders
Sale information
Sales conditions
Return to catalogue