Set of 13 L.S. and L.A.S. from the Duke of Doudeauville to General and then Marshal DAVOUT. Between the Consulate and 1817.
Interesting letters in which the Duke shows great consideration and respect for the Marshal. The Marshal's parents had been received by those of the Duke.
Biography: Ambroise-Polycarpe, Viscount de La Rochefoucauld (1765- 1841), 1st Duke of Doudeauville.
Emigrated, he returned to France under the Consulate and refused all official functions under the Empire. He will be filled with honour under the Restoration, named Duke and Peer of France.