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CHARLES MAURICE DE TALLEYRAND(1754 - 1838) French statesman and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1797- 1807), created grand chamberlain by Napoléon with whom he later quarreled, opposing emperor's Russian and Spanish policy. At Napoléon' s fall, he was instrumental in securing the Restorat. Manuscript L.S. 2pp. 4to., London, Jan. 27, 1837, in French to the Hugues Bernard Maret, whom he addresses as "le Duc de Bassano", requesting verification and proper certificates so that a pension can be secured for a civil servant, and that said information is needed to present such a case before the Commission. Boldly signed, rough top left corner, overall very good condition.
Estimate $ 300-400

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