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ADRIAN D'ASPREMONT French aristocrat and Governor of Bayonne under Charles IX, he resisted the Crown's orders to massacre indigenous Huguenots. Manuscript D. S., 1p. legal folio, Bayonne, Aug. 20, 1570. In French, untranslated but apparently a letter to Charles IX. Margins reinforced on verso, a small hole costing a few letters of text at upper-right, and a few small stains from glue showing through, old collector's note at top, yet boldly signed and still overall very good.
Estimate $ 150-200

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