Letter Signed ‘De Bertrand’, to M. de Sugrille, commanding the Navy in the East, informing him about his own appointment by the King as Secretary of State for the Navy and Colonies. In French. 1 page 12 x 8 inches, in good condition, light damp stains along lower edge only. Paris, 3 October 1791. Antoine François de Bertrand de Molleville (1744-1818), politician, Minister of the Navy and Colonies 7 October 1791 to 16 March 1792.