BELLE-ISLE Charles-Louis-Auguste Fouquet, duc de (1684-1761) marechal de France, il fut ministre de la Guerre.

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BELLE-ISLE Charles-Louis-Auguste Fouquet, duc de (1684-1761) marechal de France, il fut ministre de la Guerre.
2 L.S. "Le mal duc de Belleisle", 1746-1759, to the Marquis de TORCY; 1 page and a half in-4 and 2 pages and a half in-fol. Bizy 1 January 1746. He is aware of the destination of the troops of the camp of Heilbron for Italy, via the Tyrol; it is important to know what is happening in the surroundings of Luxembourg... Versailles 7 September 1759. Long letter about the operations of Marshal de CONTADES, who must carry troops in the region of Coblentz and Cologne. It is necessary "to reassure the spirits; I see by what comes back to me from all sides, that a terror capable of losing everything has been spread ; I know of your courage, ... it is necessary to redouble our efforts to animate the zeal of others, and to stop their misunderstood fright "... Munster seems threatened by the enemy, but his forces would only be important at the expense of Prince Ferdinand's army; he hopes that Gayon will make a good defense and occupy the enemy long enough to give Contades the time to act ... We join an L.S. partly autograph, Nice September 2, 1747, to the Marquis de LANGERON (3 pages and a half in-4).
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