Marie antoinette queen of France letter / signed document - 1786. Document/letter signed \"marie antoinette\" with an autograph word \"pay\", versailles 1.April 1786 with the signature of the secretary of the hand and countersigned by nicolas joseph beaugeard (in 1793, Beaugeard was one of the conspirators in the failed plot to save king louis xvi from execution), 1 page in-fol. Beautiful document concerning the intimacy of the queen's house in which marie antoinette orders the general treasurer of her house and finances to randon the tower to pay Jacques adam \"our wine runner\", the sum of 75 pounds in consideration of his services. The Queen also refers to King Louis xvi \"our very honored lord and husband.
\" In the years leading up to the French Revolution, spending on her lifestyle and palace led to the Queen's increasing unpopularity. By 1785, her public image had already been profoundly tarnished with the \"collar affair\" when she was involved in a fraudulent scheme to buy an expensive necklace. \"to the wine runner.General treasurer of our house and finances marc antoine françois marie randon de la tour. We want and ask you that of the money that is funded by the state for the light and food of several of our officers during this year, you pay in cash to the s(r) jacques adam our wine runner, the sum of seventy-five pounds gold, from which we made him and give in consideration of the services he gave us during the quarter of January and Last March. And bringing back by you this with sufficient service release the sum of seventy-five pounds will be passed and allocated between expenses of your accounts by our dear and beloved people and accounts of the king our very honored lord and husband in paris who pray and nevertheless make it so easy to do. Made at versailles on the 1st.
Marie antoinette created a special patent in January 1784. The \"wine runner\" who was assigned the task of following the queen in all her movements. Jacques adam, runner of the wine of lechansonnerie-mouth of marie antoinette. The item \"marie antoinette queen de France letter / document signed 1786\" is on sale since Monday, January 18, 2021.It is in the category \"collections-letters, old papers-autographs-historical personalities\". The seller is \"epistole\" and is located in bets. This item can be shipped to the following country: European Union.