die Große Katharina II.

Katharina II., die Große

Kaiserin von Russland (1729-1796). Autograph letter. Kiew. 3/4 S. 4to. Mit Adresse und Siegel.
$ 10,539 / 9.500 € (47055)

One of Catherine’s rare letters in German language; to princess von Lieven, born von Gaugreben, the governess of Catherine’s granddaughters, telling her how happy she was that the children had not to came down with measles and should now be brought to the countryside for the town itself were still contaminated with measles and pox. - Of utmost rarity.

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Catharina II., die Große

Kaiserin von Russland (1729-1796). Autograph letter signed ("Caterina"). O. O. 2/3 S. Kl.-4to.
$ 13,313 / 12.000 € (62628/BN45780)

To Lieutenant General Friedrich Wilhelm von Baur about 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, letting him know that the Countess would spend a night in Yamburg and would have lunch with her in Gatchina on Saturday: "Herr General Lieutenant die Landgräfin wird diese nacht in Yambourg schlafen [...] den Sonabend aber zu Gatschina mit mir den mittag speisen [...]". - The visit had been a success: Paul was to marry Caroline's daughter Wilhelmina Louisa the very same year.

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Katharina II., die Große

Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift „Caterine“.
Autograph ist nicht mehr verfügbar


Katharina II., die Große

Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift „Caterina“.
Autograph ist nicht mehr verfügbar