French diplomat, spy, soldier and Freemason (1728-1810). An archive of 14 receipts or ledger pages for household expenses, mostly unsigned. Tonnere. Various formats. Altogether 16 ff.
$ 14,826 / 12.500 €
Including 7 autograph documents on large Folio sheets signed, partly with initials, and partly in the third person within the text, varying between "Mlle la ch're D'Eon," "La ch're D'Eon," and "D.". Ledger pages or receipts, listing prices paid or owed for firewood, lumber, food, clothing and other items, documenting the daily life of an 18th century crossdresser. - Éon de Beaumont was a French transsexual political adventurer, secret agent of Louis XV in Russia (1755), then minister to England.