Empress of Austria (1717–1780) and mother of Marie Antoinette. Partial manuscript DS, in German, signed “Maria Theresa,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 9.75, no date, but later pencil notation of December 1772. Untranslated partial document, boldly signed by Maria Theresa. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, a couple lightly passing through signature, scattered toning and soiling, several pencil notations, and light show-through from text on opposite sides. RRAuction COA.