Theodora [Elisabeth of Romania] - Dossios

[Elisabeth of Romania] - Dossios, Theodora

Greek petitioner (fl. 1950). Autograph letter signed. Nice. 8vo. 12 pp. on 6 ff. Sewn. With autograph envelope. In pencil.
$ 130 / 120 € (87275/BN57726)

To Princess Elisabeth of Romania (1894-1956), former Queen of Greece, in Cannes with a request for 3,000 francs, presenting a confused and outrageous story of lost jewellery in which the inspector of Bois Colombe is suspected of being the thief: "Dieu ne fait rien pour me les retrouver ceci est come le Christ Il a sauver le Monde et lui n a pas pu se sauver da sa croix aussi je me demande pourquoi le Comissaire de Bois Colombe qui ma promis de me les retrouver n'a pas reusie! et jusqu'au jourdhui je me demande qui ma volé ce bijoux [...]". - In poor French with some parts in Greek and Romanian.

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[Elisabeth of Romania] - Dossios, Theodora

Greek petitioner (fl. 1950). Autograph letter signed. Nice. 4to. 4 pp. on bifolium. With autograph envelope.
$ 130 / 120 € (87283/BN57734)

To Princess Elisabeth of Romania (1894-1956), former Queen of Greece, in Cannes, discussing Elisabeth's hopeless financial situation, with news of a sold former royal estate of Elisabeth's deceased brother Carol II, shared by Prince Michael and another person, lamenting that Dossios was not allowed to see and talk to Mlle. Helene Vacaresco, Elisabeth's former lady-in-waiting, who was ill, and about an inheritance of her uncle Nicolas Petrochinio, denied due to a lost will: "L'Heritage que Nicolas Petrochino laissé à ma mère & Il lui été donné intégralement aujourd’hui moi j'aurais été riche et comme me disait alors à l'ambassade Romanie le Brave General Berthelot [...]".

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[Elisabeth of Romania] - Dossios, Theodora

(fl. 1950). Autograph letter signed. Nice. 8vo. 1 page on bifolium. With autograph envelope.
$ 195 / 180 € (87294/BN57755)

To Princess Elisabeth of Romania, former Queen of Greece, in Cannes with happy tidings that Dossios will receive financial support from a Mme. Parlier, sending good wishes for the Princess's convalescence, and about the postage stamp on the letter, showing Elisabeth's father King Ferdinand I: "Bien que Mme Parlier m'a envoyer 1000 mille frs et quelle ma promis 2 mille plus tard - moi ce qui m'intéresse cest de savoir si sa Majesté va mieux après mes prières [...]". - Elisabeth of Romania (1894-1956) settled in Cannes some years after her expulsion from Romania in 1947, when the Romanian People's Republic was proclaimed. She died a few weeks later, on 14 November 1956.

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