French statesman and one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. He and his followers were charged with conspiracy to overthrow the government and who was guillotined in 1794. Rare document signed “Danton”. 9.0 x 14.25 inch, Paris, 1792 August 25. A certified copy of a decree by the National Assembly that lays out some rules for troop uniforms. In Frech, “Paris, le vingt cinquième jour du mois d’Aout 1792, l’an quatrième de la Liberté” (Paris, the twenty-fifth day of August 1792, the fourth year of Liberty). Danton helped set the stage for the attack on the Tuileries and the overthrow of the monarchy, which took place just 15 days before this decree, on August 10, 1792. In the new republic, he became minister of justice and virtual head of the Provisional Executive Council. A fantastic document in the context of the French Revolution. COMES WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY BY ANDREAS WIEMER HISTORICAL AUTOGRAPHS. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions. I started collecting autographs of famous personalities as a teenager in 1985. My large reference library includes all the standard works with more than 100 books on the subject. I’m a member of all major autograph organizations (PADA – Professional Autograph Dealers Association, Manuscript Society and so on) and the author of several published articles and reference books incl. The standard works: John F. Kennedy – autograph study” and “Presidents of the United States – AUTOPEN GUIDE. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “autographs26771″ and is located in this country: DE. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Autograph Authentication: Andreas Wiemer Historical Autographs COA
- Signed: Yes
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: Danton, Georges (1759-1794)