Lot 30: Louise de Raymond, baronne de ROQUEFORT (1678-1752), veuve de Godefroy de Secondat, baron de Roquefort (1665-1724). L.A., Bordeaux 16 juin 1736, au Président de MONTESQUIEU à Paris ; 3 pages in-4, adresse avec cachet cire rouge aux armes brisé (lég.

Le Brech & Associés

December 18, 2012
Paris, France

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Description: Louise de Raymond, baronne de ROQUEFORT (1678-1752), veuve de Godefroy de Secondat, baron de Roquefort (1665-1724). L.A., Bordeaux 16 juin 1736, au Président de Montesquieu à Paris ; 3 pages in-4, adresse avec cachet cire rouge aux armes brisé (lég. mouill.). [CM 447]
Lettre d'une cousine à Montesquieu parlant de la perte de son « chien de procès », qu'elle va tâcher de porter en cassation... « Ce net pas le premier bon procès que jai veu perdre mais qun raporteur sopose que lon revise une ereur de fait dans le temps que les juges voient un et un cet deux et que par opignatreté pour ne pas me servir dautre terme il nous face perdre de ce seul article vint cinq mille livre sa me met hors des gons »... Elle a été voir Madame de Montesquieu qu'elle a trouvée « tres maigre et tres changée. Elle prant du lait je ne sai pas quelle et son incomodité. Il y avoit trop de monde dans sa chambre pour la questioner ; en revanche Mademoiselle de Montesquieu porte lanbonpoint et la jeunesse sur son visage elle posede une santé parfaite. [...] Je conte que les gens qui ont de bons yeux vous croiront bien des années encore un homme à concequance, mais quesque cela fait pour moy mon cher cousin. Mon age me met à l'abri mesme des soubsons. Je profiterai bocoup du plaisir de vous voir à la Brède sans craindre le quant diraton. C'est acheter la liberté bien cher que de laquerir par la vieillesse »... Elle termine par quelques nouvelles de Jean-Jacques Bel qui vient de se raccommoder avec le président d'Augeard, du président Lasalle qui est « à toute extremité », de Mme de Loyac qui est grosse...
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In case purchases are paid by money transfer, items may be delivered upon final collection. Once the auction is hammered, the buyer becomes responsible for his purchase. The buyer is solely in charge for insuring his purchase and S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES is not liable for any damages the lot may incurred once the sale is hammered.

Shipment is conducted under the entire responsibility of the buyer. S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES may carry out the shipment under the following conditions:

1 - A written note from the buyer to S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES is required. It must exonerate S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES from any liability that may incur to the item during transportation.

2 - A markup packing fee depending on the value and the size of the item will be added to the shipping costs. The buyer is responsible for choosing his/her shipping company and for the organization of the shipment. S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES may propose a list of carriers, with no contractual commitment. Getting an export license requires a 5 to 10 week deadline that may be reduced depending on how fast the buyer will instruct S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES on his/her decisions.

Concerning the Hermès Scarves Auction a fee is applied: 10€ by scarf
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Storage and Shipping: We strongly advise the purchasers to withdraw their purchase at their earliest convenience in order to avoid storage rent fees. On any ground may neither S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES nor the expert be hold responsible for stored items.

In case purchases are paid by money transfer, items may be delivered upon final collection. Once the auction is hammered, the buyer becomes responsible for his purchase. The buyer is solely in charge for insuring his purchase and S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES is not liable for any damages the lot may incurred once the sale is hammered.

Shipment is conducted under the entire responsibility of the buyer. S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES may carry out the shipment under the following conditions:

1 - A written note from the buyer to S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES is required. It must exonerate S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES from any liability that may incur to the item during transportation.

2 - A markup packing fee depending on the value and the size of the item will be added to the shipping costs. The buyer is responsible for choosing his/her shipping company and for the organization of the shipment. S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES may propose a list of carriers, with no contractual commitment. Getting an export license requires a 5 to 10 week deadline that may be reduced depending on how fast the buyer will instruct S.V.V. LE BRECH & ASSOCIES on his/her decisions.

Concerning the Hermès Scarves Auction a fee is applied: 10€ by scarf
Premium: Purchasers will pay in addition to the hammer price, a buyer's premium of 19.23 % VAT excluded or 23 % VAT included (+ internet premium bid 3%).
VAT and taxes: Purchasers will pay in addition to the hammer price, a buyer's premium of 19.23 % VAT excluded or 23 % VAT included (+ internet premium bid 3%).
Guarantees: The auctioneer is bound by the indications in the catalogue, modified only by announcements made at the time of the sale noted in the legal records thereof.

An exhibition prior to the sale permits buyers to establish the conditions of the works offered for sale and no claims will be accepted after the hammer has fallen. Some difference may appear between the original work and its illustration, there will be no claims in such matter.

The measurements are given only as an indication.
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