Charles-Eugène-Gabriel de La Croix, marquis... - Lot 274 - Ader

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Charles-Eugène-Gabriel de La Croix, marquis... - Lot 274 - Ader
Charles-Eugène-Gabriel de La Croix, marquis de CASTRIES (1727-1801) marshal of France (1783), minister of the Navy. L.A.S. and 2 L.S., 1773-1785; 1 page in-4 and 2 1/2 pages in-fol. Lille October 1, 1775, about the military career of his correspondent's son, and what he lacks to become a cavalry officer... Paris March 11, 1773, to the Marquis de Monteynard, about an affair at Doligny in Franche-Comté, "between Sr. Cotté, a Burgundian constable, and David, formerly a deacon and Jacobin in this town"; he wishes to see David punished, as the Cardinal de Choiseul believes he should be. Versailles September 29, 1785, to M. de Grandcourt, chief of brigade, concerning his pension; he reminds Mal de Ségur of his zeal "during all the time that you had the chief command of the artillery of the Windward Islands"... A signed receipt is attached, Paris, December 6, 1775.
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