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Archbishop of Paris (1821-39). Early on he was secretary to Joseph Fesch, uncle of Napoleon Bonaparte. Appointed vicar general of Paris and coadjutor archbishop to Cardinal de Talleyrand-Périgord. Proclaimed a Peer of France. Member of the Académie francaise.


ALS - Autograph Letter Signed, lengthy one page, nd, (between 1821-39), Paris. Untranslated French. Merits further research.  Accompanied by a vintage steel engraving of de Quelen. Spot foxing but away from the image.  Facsimile signature below the engraved image. Nice ensemble.

de QUÉLEN, Hyacinthe-Louis (1778-1839)

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