Wed, 31st Oct 2012 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Cochrane)

 
  Lot 41
 

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AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM ADMIRAL LOUIS-THOMAS...

AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM ADMIRAL LOUIS-THOMAS DE VILLARET-JOYEUSE
written aboard his ship in the harbour at Brest and dated in the revolutionary calendar for 1er Messidor (19th/20th June) and addressed to Au Conseiller d'etat préfet Maritime a Brest (the maritime prefect), Caffarelli, reporting that the Spanish frigate La Solidad is not at full force and requests that the prise anglaise of nine carronades be allocated to it etc., on an official printed sheet of laid paper signed Villeret, folded measurements -- 9¾ x 7¼in. (25 x 18.5cm.)

Sold for £248
Estimated at £200 - £400

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 
AN AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM ADMIRAL LOUIS-THOMAS DE VILLARET-JOYEUSE
written aboard his ship in the harbour at Brest and dated in the revolutionary calendar for 1er Messidor (19th/20th June) and addressed to Au Conseiller d'etat préfet Maritime a Brest (the maritime prefect), Caffarelli, reporting that the Spanish frigate La Solidad is not at full force and requests that the prise anglaise of nine carronades be allocated to it etc., on an official printed sheet of laid paper signed Villeret, folded measurements -- 9¾ x 7¼in. (25 x 18.5cm.)