Lot n° 16
150 - 200
Result without fees
BELLE-ISLE Charles-Louis-Auguste Fouquet,... - Lot 16 - Drouot Estimations
BELLE-ISLE Charles-Louis-Auguste Fouquet, duke of (1684-1761) marshal of France, he was minister of war.
2 L.S. "Le mal duc de Belleisle", 1746-1759, to the marquis de TORCY; 1 1/2 pages in-4 and 2 1/2 pages in-fol.
Bizy January 1, 1746. He is aware of the destination of the troops of the camp of Heilbron for Italy, via the Tyrol; it is important to know what is happening in the vicinity of Luxembourg Versailles September 7, 1759. Long letter concerning the operations of the marshal of CONTADES, who must carry troops in the region of Coblentz and Cologne. It is necessary "to reassure the spirits; I see by what returns to me from all sides, that it spread a terror capable of losing all; I know your courage,  it is necessary to redouble of vivacity to animate the zeal of the others, and to stop their ill-understood fraïeur" Munster seems threatened by the enemy, but its forces would be important only at the expense of the army of Prince Ferdinand; he hopes that Gayon will make a good defense and will occupy the enemy enough time to give to Contades that to act
Attached is a partly autograph L.S., Nice 2 September 1747, to the marquis of LANGERON (3 1/2 pages in-4).
Return to catalogue