Louis XVI King Of France Document / Letter Signed Dragons De Bourbon 1780
Louis xvi king of france document / letter signed dragons of bourbon - 1780. Document / letter signed "louis" (secretary), verses, 24 June 1780, countersigned by the prince of Montbarey, minister secretary of state in the department of war under louis xvi, commission of lieutenant in second of the company of saint simon in the regiment of bourbon-dragons for the benefit of Monsieur chillot de la craye, 1 page oblong in-fol. "the king being in versailles, taking full confidence in the value, courage, experience in war, vigilance and good conduct of m. And in his faithfulness and affection for his service, his majesty gave him and granted him the post of lieutenant in second of the company of st Simon in the regiment of the dragons of bourbon. Born in Dijon on 15 February 1748, denis marguerite millot de la craye began his military career on 12 May 1762 as a pupil at the dauxonne-bapaume artillery school. 1773 he incorporated as second lieutenant the regiment of bourbon-cavalerie, now bourbon-dragons. Promoted lieutenant in 1775, he continued his career in this regiment and received a knight's badge from the Order of Saint Louis. In October 1791 he emigrated to join the army of the condé prince in worms.
From 1792 to 1801 he participated in all battles in the army of princes as captain of cavalry. He finally left the Royalist army in August 1801 to retire to his native Burgundy.
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- country of manufacture: france
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- theme: history, politics