AUTOGRAPHS, LETTERS & MANUSCRIPTS AUCTION
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LOT 426:

EDGEWORTH HENRY ESSEX: (1745-1807) Best known as L

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EDGEWORTH HENRY ESSEX: (1745-1807) Best known as L«AbbŽ Edgeworth de Firmont. Irish Catholic Priest, and last confessor of King of France Louis XVI before his execution. Rare A.L.S., `L'abbŽ Edgeworth de Firmont, vic. Gen. de Paris«, one page, Warsaw, 8th December 1801, to Marquis de Beaumanoir in St-Petersbourg, in French. Edgeworth states in part `I have learned, Monsieur, with the biggest satisfaction, that His Imperial Majesty, has finally put an end to your evils. But I have to tell you the truth and not let you believe that I had any little merit on this act of justice which only comes from his heart decision..« . Further saying `You do not owe to me the happiness you are enjoying now, you owe it to His Imperial Majesty, or rather to the one who holds between his hands the hearts of the Kings..« A letter of good content and association. With blank address leaf, bearing a black wax seal with coat of arms. VG £250-350

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