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    Louis XIV Manuscript Document Signed. One page, 9.75" x 14.75" (sight), June 20, 1670, St. German, France. A royal order given in St. Germain, a town outside of Paris and site of a royal residence that was constructed by King Charles V in 1348. Louis XIV was born in this château and the city was designated his principle residence from 1661 to 1681. Unexamined out of the frame, there is evidence that the document has been reinforced with archival tissue. Matted together with an engraving of the King and a biographic plate to an overall size of 25.75" x 24". Some evidence of mold on silk mat, not affecting the manuscript.


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