Lot# 720 - Auction 227-233
1808 (March 13): Entire letter from the 'Armée de Reserve' at Mayence / Mainz to Wesel, endorsed 'Service Militaire' and written to General Laurent, the letter signed by Marshall Kellerman with his franchise mark on front 'Le M.al Kellerman' in black. Fresh and fine - Kellerman's extraordinary career included stopping the Prussians at Valmy in 1793, imprisonment for a year, reinstated in 1795, Senator in 1799, Marshall of the Empire in 18o4, becoming the Duke of Valmy in June 1808.rnrnProvenance: Collection F. Dubus.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 110 CHF
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