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RR Auctions Georges Danton Signed Document

RR Auctions Georges DantonFrench statesman and one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. He and his followers were charged with conspiracy to overthrow the government and guillotined in 1794. Rare partly-printed DS, in French, signed “Danton,” one page, 19.5 x 14.5, September 11, 1792. Untranslated document in which Danton bestows a pension for merit, in the name of the Professional Executive Council. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, tear along the right side at a horizontal fold with old tape reinforcement on the reverse, and scattered wrinkling, toning, and staining. RR Auction COA.

 

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