French career diplomat: governor-general of Algeria (1891-96), ambassador to the United States (1897-1902, in which capacity he helped negotiate the 1898 Treaty of Paris ending the Spanish-American War), ambassador to Germany (1907-14). Bold signature and "Ambassadeur de / France" in rich brown ink, heavy stock 3½" X 2½" card, n.p., 1901 June 17. Very good. Minor age toning; faint mounting trace at couple of corners. A bold, large, handsome example from the height of his fame. Item #26945

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