Oct 22, 2015 - Sale 2394

Sale 2394 - Lot 72

Price Realized: $ 4,160
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
GROTIUS, HUGO. Autograph Letter Signed, "H Grotius," to Ludwig Camerarius, in Latin, acknowledging receipt of his letter concerning Burrweiler, praising the deceased King of Sweden Gustavus Adolphus, and expressing hope that he would be able to serve him in the future. 1/4 page, folio, with integral address leaf; loss at right and upper edges repaired with paper verso (not affecting text), loss to upper portion of address panel repaired with paper verso, letter "S" stamped in blue ink at upper right recto, marginal discoloration from prior matting, faint scattered foxing. Np, 14 January 1645

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Published in Briefwisseling van Hugo Grotius, eds. Nellen and Ridderikhoff, 2000, No. 7249.
Hugo Grotius (1583-1645) was a Dutch jurist and statesman who is widely recognized as the founder of international law.