Legendary French aristocrat and Military Officer Gilbert du Motier, the MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE (1757 - 1834), scarce and desirable handwritten autograph letter requesting a favor from a French aristocrat. Over 50 words, in French, in Lafayette's flowing hand.
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC by SIGNATURIST-INK expert examination. UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE to pass any reputable third-party authentication service - or your money back.
Display is accompanied by Certificate Of Authenticity with matching numbered, tamper-proof hologram seal from SIGNATURIST-INK.
Letter measures approximately 3" x 7" as framed.
MARIE-JOSEPH PAUL YVES ROCH GILBERT DU MOTIER, MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE was a French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War. A close friend of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson, Lafayette was a key figure in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830. In 1781, troops in Virginian under his command blocked forces led by Cornwallis until other American and French forces could position themselves for the decisive Siege of Yorktown.
A handsome and impressive addition to the den or office of the Revolutionary War buff, History aficionado or autograph collector. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a truly rare and remarkable find.
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MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE Authentic AUTOGRAPH Letter SIGNED * Revolutionary War * COA
Framed in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to 22.5" x 13" luminous, custom-made "antique gold" real wood frame, featuring inset midnight black mat, and authentic antique steel engraving.