Ferdinand Marie Vicomte de Lesseps autograph

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de Lesseps, Ferdinand



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Letter signed, one page, 8,25 x 10,5 inch, `Compagnie Universelle du Canal Interoceanique` letterhead, Paris, 30.04.1880, in French, reply letter to Mr. Paganini in Sesto San Giovanni (Italy) - Ferdinand de Lesseps informs his correspondent that the organisation of the construction is continuing their work, handwritten by the secretariat - signed by Ferdinand de Lesseps in black ink, with scattered mild creases and the intersecting letter folds with a few small tears - in fine to good condition. After the development of the of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas, he attempted to repeat this success with an effort to build a Panama Canal at sea-level during the 1880s. "Monsieur, on reponse a votre lettre du 23 courant, j`ai l`honneur de vous informer que, l`époque a laquelle l`organisation des chantiers d`execution commencera n`etant pas actuellement determinee, je ne suis pas, pour le moment, en mesure de vous dire quand sera examinee votre demande. Veuillez agreer, Monsieur, l`expression de ma consideration distinguee - Ferd. Lesseps"

Additional Information

SKU 6005178
Profession French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas
Geburtsjahr 1805
Sterbejahr 1894
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8,25 x 10,5
Condition good
Type of Autograph letters
Special Price CHF219.00