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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 348

    FRANCIS I (1768-1835), Emperor of Austria, Francis II as last Holy Roman Emperor. Autograph letter signed ('Franz') to Andreas Joseph, Freiherr von Stifft, Vienna, 17 January 1831, at the foot of a memorandum addressed to him by Stifft on 14 January, on a cholera epidemic in the area of Tarnapol [during the first European cholera pandemic], 'Während meiner Regierung sind viele Fälle von Typhus Pesten und dergleichen eingetretten, wo gelassen ruhig und ordentlich vorgegangen worden und Ordnung herrschte, sind sie gehörig überstanden worden', one page, folio (partly in half-column), bifolium; with a letter signed by his brother, Archduke Johann, 1843, and three other items. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 5 July 2000, lot 1318; the Albin Schram Collection. (5)

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    FRANCIS I (1768-1835), Emperor of Austria, Francis II as last Holy Roman Emperor. Autograph letter signed ('Franz') to Andreas Joseph, Freiherr von Stifft, Vienna, 17 January 1831, at the foot of a memorandum addressed to him by Stifft on 14 January, on a cholera epidemic in the area of Tarnapol [during the first European cholera pandemic], 'Während meiner Regierung sind viele Fälle von Typhus Pesten und dergleichen eingetretten, wo gelassen ruhig und ordentlich vorgegangen worden und Ordnung herrschte, sind sie gehörig überstanden worden', one page, folio (partly in half-column), bifolium; with a letter signed by his brother, Archduke Johann, 1843, and three other items. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 5 July 2000, lot 1318; the Albin Schram Collection. (5)


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