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    Louis Joseph Montcalm Royal Judgement Signed "Montcalm." One partially printed page, 9.25" x 14", Levenzo, Nice, France; April 27, 1748. Written in French, the document "By The King" states the Judgement against a soldier accused of desertion. Francois Desrigues had been accused of deserting from his Laegeo Company and was found guilty. He was subsequently sentenced to be put to death by firing squad. Document is accompanied by an engraving, 9.5" x 6.75", depicting "Wolfe and Montcalm in the Battle of Quebec."

    The Marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Veran (1712- 1759) is best known as the commander of the forces in North America during the French and Indian War. At the time this document was signed, Montcalm was serving in the War of the Austrian Succession.

    Condition: Flattened folds, with toning at the folds and edges. Minor edge chipping. Edge toning and soiling to the engraving.


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    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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