WITHDRAWN FROM SALE CHOUANNERIE. Important... - Lot 72 - Chayette & Cheval

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WITHDRAWN FROM SALE CHOUANNERIE. Important... - Lot 72 - Chayette & Cheval
WITHDRAWN FROM SALE CHOUANNERIE. Important minutes of the interrogation of Charles Eugène de la Rocque-Cahan (1755- 1797) general of the Chouans, conducted in Tinchbray on 4 germinal an 5 (24 mars 1797) : eleven pages (23 x 31 cm) numbered, initialed and signed several times by de la Rocque, Capitaine Fabre, Judge Lelièvre of Tinchbray and his clerk. This interrogation was conducted from midnight to 2 a.m. to two o'clock in the morning after his arrest by the line troop outside Madame Guilhouette's home. Madame Guilhouette, whom he had visited. It was followed by his incarceration in the prison house, with orders to be taken later to the Domfront prison. Charles de la Rocque never because, it is said, he was shot on the way by the by the soldiers escorting him, rather than executed in Domfront. In addition to its historical interest, this document is particularly moving because it bears twice twice the written trace of a great figure of the of the Chouannerie.
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