FRANKED COMMUNE. P.S. by Antoine-Louis ALBITTE,... - Lot 353 - Rossini

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FRANKED COMMUNE. P.S. by Antoine-Louis ALBITTE,... - Lot 353 - Rossini
FRANKED COMMUNE. P.S. by Antoine-Louis ALBITTE, Jean-Marie COLLOT d'HERBOIS, Joseph FOUCHÉ and Sébastien LA PORTE, "Ville-affranchie" [Lyon] 17 frimaire II (7 décembre 1793); 1 page large in-fol. on the letterhead Les Représentans du Peuple, envoyés dans la Commune-Affranchie, pour y assurer le bonheur du Peuple avec le triomphe de la République..., vignette, red wax seal, (cracks repaired with tape). Demolitions of Lyon, Commune-Affranchie. They authorize the citizen Frétille, in charge of the demolitions and not being able to remain alone at the head of more than 13 000 workmen, to "join the number of Patriots who will be necessary, so that the work of the demolitions does not undergo any delay, and does not give opening to any dilapidations"... One joined the Decree of the National Convention of the 21 vendémaire II (October 12, 1793), carrying that the city of Lyon will be destroyed, & its name erased from the table of the cities of the Republic; and a L.S. of Jean LAUZE, Chief Engineer for the construction of the Bridges, Ferries & other objects in the army of the Alps, Commune affranchie 10 prairial II (May 29, 1794; 1 p. in-4, header and vignette), which must "recognize all the different materials coming from the demolitions of the bridges of the Pape, Lagnieux and Colonge, to distinguish the most advantageous use that one could make of them, and to decide the different arsenals where it would be advantageous to send them"...
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