Jacques [Elisabeth of Romania] - Duverger

[Elisabeth of Romania] - Duverger, Jacques

French merchant (fl. 1950). Autograph letter signed. Cahors. 4to. 1½ pp. With autograph envelope.
$ 131 / 120 € (87273/BN57724)

To Elisabeth of Romania (1894-1956) in Cannes, requesting financial assistance because Duverger has been ruined by the fraud committed by an employee in his own wine and liquor business. To save his mother's house, where he and his two little daughters live, he would have to raise the sum of 6 million francs: "Nous sommes avec mes fillettes a la veille d'être a la rue. Nous avons été une famille très honorablement connue dans la région, et ce coup est pour nous tragique [...]".

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