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Montcalm de Saint-Veran, Marquis Louis Joseph de (1712-1759)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Montcalm de Saint-Veran, Marquis Louis Joseph de (1712-1759), Autograph letter signed, April 8, 1751, two pages, in French, to a Mr. Campand, introducing himself and giving his family patents and asking the recipient if he could locate and copy various rumored documents concerning his family, with holograph address leaf, 4to, (small loss along upper central fold lightly affecting text, small seal loss, else excellent).

Note: Montcalm is best known for his spirited defense of Canada against the British during the French and Indian War. He was defeated and mortally wounded in the Battle of Quebec in 1759.

Estimate $1,500-2,000

small loss along upper central fold lightly affecting text, small seal loss, else excellent

Keywords

Quebec, Autograph, Seal

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