MANUSCRIT. - Articles de la Capitulation... - Lot 174 - Giquello

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MANUSCRIT. - Articles de la Capitulation... - Lot 174 - Giquello
MANUSCRIT. - Articles de la Capitulation proposés par Son Excellence le lieutenant général Blakeney pour la garnison de Sa Majesté du Château St. Philippe, et Isle de Minorque, en date du 28 juin 1756. S.l.n.d. [18th century]. Manuscript in-4 of 4 leaves, bradel cardboard, green title page on spine (Modern binding). Eighteenth-century manuscript copy giving the text (12 articles signed between France and England) of the capitulation on June 28, 1756 of English general William Blakeney, governor of the Spanish island of Menorca. Conquered by the English in 1708, during the War of the Spanish Succession, the island of Menorca was recaptured by France in 1756 after a siege lasting nearly two months and a major naval operation that led to the fall of Fort Saint-Philippe. Brown moulding at the bottom of the first leaf.
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