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François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt - Contre Amiral - Lettre Autographe Signée - 1811

François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt - Contre Amiral - Lettre Autographe Signée - 1811

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François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt - Contre Amiral - Lettre Autographe Signée - 1811
History, Manuscripts, Marine - Quantity: 1 - Signed by author - Autograph letter signed (ALS)

Personal disembarkation order given to a seafarer.

"Brest 4 Mai 1811 ,
je vous fais passer , Monsieur , un ordre de débarquement du Vaisseau LE NESTOR vu l'état de votre santé qui ne vous permet pas d'y continuer vos services dans ce moment. .. etc.. "
(signed) BOUVET
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François Joseph, baron Bouvet de Précourt ( 1753 Lorient - 1832 Brest ) naval officer under the orders of Suffren in the East Indies, he rallied to the Revolution. He was made rear-admiral in 1793
and fought in the naval battle of 13 prairial An II (1794) against Lord Howe.
He led the Irish expedition to liberate the Irish from the English yoke in December 1796, this to Bantry Bay (Ireland, Dursey Island) but could not dock because of the storm and had to return to Brest.

It was the ship Le Nestor, Arsenal of Brest (1810-1849).
The first Le Nestor renamed Le Cisalpin (1797) then L’Aquilon (1803) having been burned by the English in 1809.
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Pro. seller clearly identified.
CNE France Certificate of Authenticity provided upon request
Shipped in a rigid cardboard envelope
Registered and tracked shipping with acknowledgement of receipt and insurance.

Lot details
Object
Autograph letter signed (ALS)
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Manuscripts, Marine
Author/ Illustrator
François Joseph Bouvet de Précourt - Contre Amiral
Book Title
Lettre Autographe Signée
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1811
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Single page
Extras
Signed by author
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
24×18 cm
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