Joseph II

SKU: 6031034

Sale priceSFr.803,00


Autograph official letter signed, two pages (both sides), 3,5 x 2,5 inch, in French, to "Mon chère Marechal" - Joseph II wishes information to be disseminated to catch a man, written and signed in black ink "Joseph", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a portrait picture of Joseph II in uniform (altogether 8,25 x 11,75), with trimmed edges thin tape remnants along a vertical edge - in fine condition.

"Mon chère Marechal
cette afaire paroit très imgelure, elle combine avec ce que les interceptes disoient, je vous prié de faire publier tout a toute l`armée aux deux corps, et à Lichtenstein tout de suite par estafette la description de ces gens de meme que par Clary dans le pays /
afin qu`on tache de les attreper cet homme vous lui feres doner a manger et le ferai pourtant garder ce une afin qu`il n`echappe pas, adieu nous avons un temps ce bomi noble ici à revoire - Joseph"

Translated (in parts):
"This seems to be a very straightforward matter, in line with what has been said. I would ask you to publish everything by courier to the entire army of the two corps, in Lichtenstein and by the clergy in the country, and the description of these people to try to catch this man (...) - Joseph"

Further Information on the person

(1741 - 1790) Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to 1790

Year of Birth: 1741

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