Military Document  King Louis XV 1733
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Military Document King Louis XV 1733

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1733. Fontainebleau. Military document with manuscript details addressed to a Captain and bearing the signatures of both Nicolas Prosper Bauyn, Secretary of State for War, and of King Louis XV of France.

Captain Betz, having given to Hannicq the rank of Lieutenant of the company that you command in the battalion of the militia of Hannicq of my province of Alsace, vacant by the retirement of Sondalen, I write this letter to tell you that you must receive him and to have him recognized in the said rank by all, and any to whom it will be necessary. And this letter having no other purpose, I pray God that He will have you in His holy custody.

Written in Fontainebleau, on October 15, 1733.


Nicolas Prosper Bauyn"

Oblong vellum sheet. Folds with minor soiling.