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FOCH, Ferdinand (1851-1929). Marshal of France.
Typewritten Letter Signed ('F. Foch') to an unnamed lady ('Madame'), 1 page 8vo, Paris, 27 April 1926. Thanking her for a subscription in memory of her two sons.
'La pensée que vous avez eue de vous associer à la souscription nationale française ira au coeur de tous d'autant plus que vous associez à votre geste la mémoire des deux fils que vous pleurez et qui sont si noblement tombés. ...'
Endorsed by recipient in pencil at the head: 'Thanks for the 3000 francs (about £20) I sent him 'from an Englishwoman whose two sons now lie in foreign lands but who served under him in the early days of the war.'
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