LOUIS XV (1710-1774, KING OF FRANCE 1715-1774) JEAN-FREDERIC PHELYPEAUX, COUNT OF MAUREPAS (1701-1781) Lettre de cachet signed «Louis» (secretary) and «Phélypeaux» de Maurepas
«... this letter to tell you to receive in my Castle of the Bastille, Sieur Robert, and to keep him there until further order from me...». 1 p. address on verso to «Mons. de Launay - Captain and Governor of my Castle of the Bastille». 32 x 20.5 cm. In French. Cracks for the seal, stains, no damage to the text.