Lot n° 306
200 - 250
Louis-Hercule Timoléon de COSSÉ-BRISSAC
Duke of BRISSAC (Paris 1734 - Assassinated in Versailles on Sept. 9, 1792.) Grand panetier of France, Captain-colonel of the Cent-Suisses of the King's Guard, Marshal of Camp in 1780, Governor of Paris (1775-1791) then Commander in Chief of the Constitutional Guard of King Louis XVI (1791) - Letter Signed "L.H. Timoléon de Cossé Brissac" The Commander General of the King's Guard. at the Tuileries in Paris on Sept. 30, 1791. To M. CORIOLIS Captain in the BOURBONNAIS Regiment. He informs him that the King appointed him to the Command of a Company in his Guard, "of which His Majesty was pleased to give me the General Command. I warn you, Sir, that you are attached to the Infantry Corps under the orders of M. de Pont L'Abbé Maréchal de Camp...". 1p in-folio.
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