Hubert LYAUTEY (1854-1934) marshal. 2 L.A.S.... - Lot 283 - Ader

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Hubert LYAUTEY (1854-1934) marshal. 2 L.A.S.... - Lot 283 - Ader
Hubert LYAUTEY (1854-1934) marshal. 2 L.A.S. and one L.S., 1906-1921, to Pierre Barthélemy Gheusi; 6 pages in-8 or in-4. On Gallieni. Paris, June 2, 1906. Then a general, he has just learned that Gheusi has "become the Deus ex machina of the Pavillon de Flore. What a pity that this did not happen while Gallieni was in Madagascar, while everyone was shooting at him in this house! "... Morocco June 14, 1917, thanking for the sending of the number of the Annals "where you evoke in such a moving way the last moments of my illustrious leader and friend" [Gallieni]... Thorey September 18, 1921, refusing to write a preface to the book of Gheusi on Gallieni: "I am afraid, by presenting his biography, to appear to want to exploit his memory for my benefit. That I am one of his good pupils, I want to, but I am not the only one among the military. I would hate to "monopolize" him. Besides, it seems to me that I said the best that there was to say, in my letters from Tonkin [...] what I put above all in Gallieni is the Colonial "...
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