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    Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette Letter Signed. One page with integral address cover, 7.25" x 8.75", Paris, May 12, 1830. Untranslated, in French, a letter to Mr. Namey, an architect in Paris, extending and invitation to visit him "tomorrow between ten and eleven." Signed, "Lafayette".

    Condition: Age toning, with wear and light chipping along left margin, and partial separation along horizontal fold of letter. Integral address cover is fully detached, with paper loss at top and bottom corners, as well as where wax seal has been torn open.


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    October, 2017
    19th Thursday
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