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French cardinal; archbishop of Bordeaux; author


ALS - Autograph Letter Signed, two sides of imprinted stationery as Archbishop of Bordeaux.  Datad April 1846.  Addressed to the Count Claude-Philibert Barthelot de Rambuteau, Prefect of the Seine. Following the great cholera epidemic of 1838, Rambuteau embarked on a major municipal project to widen streets and focus on hygiene. The cardinal thanks the Prefect for his leadership in the renovation of churches and sends friendly greetings to his family.  Nice example.

DONNET, Cardinal Ferdinand (1795-1882)

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