Louis Jean Baptiste de LAVALETTE (1753-1794)... - Lot 358 - Rossini

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Louis Jean Baptiste de LAVALETTE (1753-1794)... - Lot 358 - Rossini
Louis Jean Baptiste de LAVALETTE (1753-1794) general of the Revolution, guillotined with Robespierre. L.A.S., [late 1793], to Jacques Isoré, "Representative of the people deputy near the army of the North"; 1 1/2 pages in-fol, vignette and header Unité. Liberty, Equality, address. To replace an incompetent citizen who commanded the citadel [of Lille], Lavalette proposes to entrust the temporary command to citizen Piogé, commander of the 3rd Battalion of Volunteers, "Brave without breeches in a state to instruct the battalions of new levies, good veteran who needs a fixed place". To replace the storekeeper of the Arsenal, he proposed Captain Godet, who had done a good job of putting the arsenal of Dunkirk in order...
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