COMMANDER LICHTENSTEIN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/02/1881 - HFSID 30388
COMMANDER LICHTENSTEIN The aide-de-camp for French President Grévy pens this letter to General Winfield Scott Hancock in 1881 Autograph Letter Signed: "Comd. Lichtenstein" in French, in iron gall ink, 2p, 5½x8¼ folded and 10¾x8¼ adjoined leaves.
Sale Price $108.00
COMMANDER LICHTENSTEIN The aide-de-camp for French President Grévy pens this letter to General Winfield Scott Hancock in 1881 Autograph Letter Signed: "Comd. Lichtenstein" in French, in iron gall ink, 2p, 5½x8¼ folded and 10¾x8¼ adjoined leaves. New York, 1881 November 2. Two centralized vertical folds. Toned. Gently creased throughout. Otherwise, fine condition. Also included is an English translation of the letter, 2p, 5x8 folded, and 10x8 unfolded adjoined leaves. Vertical fold running the length of letter, affecting both pages. Lightly toned. Otherwise, fine condition. To "My General". In full: "Being unable, greatly to my regret, to visit you at the seat of you command, before my departure, which takes place immediately, I do not wish to leave the United States without expressing my gratitude for the kindness which you have always shown me and for the attentions which you bestowed on me during my stay at Yorktown. I feel much flattered that you have kindly permitted me to send you from France my modest photograph, and I would be happy to possess that of the brave soldier who fought so valiantly for the glory and unity of his country. I am with great respect/ Your obedient servant". Commander Lichtenstein was a member of President Grévy's military household. He served as a representative for his Excellency, François Paul Jules Grévy, the President of the French Republic from 1879 to 1887 who reported to General Winfield Scott Hancock. Two items.
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