Kaiserin von Russland (1729-1796). Autograph letter signed ("Caterina“"). O. O. 2/3 S. Kl.-4to.
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To Lieutenant General Friedrich Wilhelm von Baur, giving instructions for the visit of the Countess Palatine Caroline of Deuxponts, whom she had invited together with three of her daughters to find a fiancée for her son, the future Emperor Paul I of Russia. The visit had been a success: Paul was to marry Caroline's daughter Wilhelmina Louisa the very same year.