Autograph letter signed "Maréchal pélissier duc de malakoff". Letter addressed to his "Dear Director" (3 page set demi, in-4 format, dated December 17, 1861), to the head of the General Government of Algeria. Some words are missing in the outer margins, tears in the folds.
The letter describes a journey in Spain, in valence, during which the Marshal met with Spanish marquesses and spent a good time with the family and then his return in france with the Maréchale de valence à marseille by boat. Then, it expresses all the Marshal's interest in cultures, botany and gardens. Let us remember that in the same year of the letter, Alger's "test garden" took the title of "acclimation garden" and placed it under the supervision of the Director General of Civil Services and not the Prefect of Alger.
The Marshal pélissier, duke of malakoff, signed the decree of 18 April 1861 requires that this vocation of walking and of museum of plants be accentuated. He is pleased with the "beneficial rains" on the ploughs. He thanked his correspondent for taking care of the plants of vines and fruit trees intended for the countryside. He told him that he would go to the universal exhibition of London (which took place in 1862).
He intends to visit the bulogna acclimatation garden (he specifies that he is a member of this society) and meet a person who "has a pronounced affection for everything that is zoological and botanical". Finally, he tells his correspondent how busy he is during the day and works early in the morning. He gets up at "5:30 a.
" He gives an appointment to his correspondent to see himself in the bounty wood. No sending outside the European Union. This item is in the category "collections\letters, old papers\autographs\historical persons". The seller is "christophe6584" and is located in this country: en.
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