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    Marquis de La Fayette Printed Address Signed, "Lafayette." Two pages, one sheet, 8" x 12", Paris; July 1, 1790. Printed address in French from Lafayette, then leader of the National Guard during the French Revolution, concerning the "guardianship of the Sacred trusts for which we are responsible to France; the vigilance we must exercise to Safeguard the Capital City....May the Oath of Federation, the New Pledge of our fidelity to the Nation, to the Law, to the King be also a lasting guarantee of our liberty and of public order; the end of all faction and the sign of general tranquility."

    Printed address accompanied by a handwritten and typed English translation

    Condition: Printed address has a vertical fold and a tear at the center top edge; residue of glue and paper on bottom front and back, where document was once attached to another surface. Overall good.

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    May, 2021
    19th Wednesday
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