Legendary French aristocrat and Military Officer Gilbert du Motier, the MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE (1757 - 1834), scarce and desirable handwritten DOUBLE SIGNED (autographed and initialed) letter and original address panel written in Lafayette's hand.
Includes original PSA/DNA QuickOpinion Result Letter as "LIKELY GENUINE".
Over 50 words, in French, in Lafayette's flowing hand. The letter is written in French and reads:
"The Monsieur and Madame Lafayette family appreciate the kind invitation of Mr. Alex Boucher to attend his home tomorrow, but will not be able to as we are going to our country retreat.
NOTE: All SIGNATURIST-INK displays feature archivally mounted documents. This acid-free, museum-grade mounting tape releases safely with simply a drop of water.CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY SIGNATURIST-INK EXPERT EXAMINATION.Display is accompanied by matching numbered COA from SIGNATURIST-INK.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 * PSA/DNA * 2x SIGNED Autograph Letter * Revolutionary War
Framed in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to luminous, custom-made "antique gold" real wood frame, featuring acid-free forest green oxford cloth mat over lustrous golden inlay, and authentic antique steel engraving with museum-quality plaque over golden silk reveal.