01 November 2016, 13:30 EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 93: (NAPOLÉON.) BEAUHARNAIS, HORTENSE DE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Hortense," to Mr. Macaire, in French,(15 views)
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Description: (NAPOLÉON.) BEAUHARNAIS, HORTENSE DE. Autograph Letter Signed, "Hortense," to Mr. Macaire, in French, requesting that he resolve a payment problem caused by a business partner. 1 1/2 pages, 12mo, with integral blank, embossed decorative border; faint scattered foxing, folds. Np, 8 March 1819
Notes: "Monsieur Devaun writes to me from Paris that Messieurs Frigeslan[?] have stopped their payment[.] This news caused me pain for them and for you who were their friend. . . . If you don't have anyone in Paris anymore . . . he said that you could send him your proxy for that[.] He resides on Rue du F[au]b[ourg] St. Honoré no. 35. . . . I leave you free rein to do what you [think] best for my interests . . . ."