Lot 719:
Military, russian Statesman, favourite of Catherine ii.
2 500 3 000
Signed autographed letter. S.l, Wednesday the 4th of December 1776. 1pp. in-4, in French. In his letter Potemkin asks to assist him in refunding a loan. “(...) As of my trip to Bath- Hoxford with its beautiful countryside, I have already come back. I would like to take advantage of my staying here to see you. Meanwhile, could you please reimburse me with the money given as loan to Mr. Odekops through the letter carrier, our minister Mr. Sambousky (...)” Grigory Alexandrovich Potemkin (1739-1791). Statesman and military figure. One of the most famous Catherine II` favorites.
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