Signed autographed letter. S.l., Wednesday, the 4th of December 1776. 1 pp. 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. Oldekops through the letter carrier, our minister Mr. Sambousky...». Grigory Alexandrovich Potemkin (1739-1791) - Russian statesman and military, one of the most famous favorites of Catherine II.