Louis XV.

Louis XV.

König von Frankreich (1710-1774). Payment instruction signed ("Louis"). Versailles. 1 S. Folio.
$ 4,094 / 3.500 € (32965/BN27693)

To his treasurer Joseph Micault d'Harvelay (1723-86), instructing him to issue 200 Livres to the widow of the soldier Timballier, who had served in Louis' Gardes-de-corps. - Countersigned by Secrétaire d'État Philippeaux. Some brownstaining. Edges rather frayed; loss to top left corner.


Louis XV.

König von Frankreich (1710-1774). Letter signed. Versailles. ½ S. Folio. Mit eh. Gegenzeichnung von François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis (1715-94).
$ 5,264 / 4.500 € (937228/BN937228)

To Count Johann Philipp von Walderdorff, announcing the birth of his grandson Charles Philippe (1757-1836, Count de Artois, later the last "King of France" as Charles X): "Mon Cousin [...] que vous partagerés sincerement la joye que je ressens de la naissance d'un Prince que j'ay nommée Comte d'Artois [...]".

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