Autograph Letter Signed, introducing and recommending the talent of M. E.Delessert and describing his considerable experience in Algeria. In French. 1 page, with a few words and signature overleaf, 8 x 5 inches, printed heading of Le Gouverneur Général Civil de l’Algérie, Commandant en chef. Fine. Algiers, 6 October 1873. General Auguste Chanzy (1822-1883) took a prominent part in the campaign of the Loire army in 1870-71. He was appointed governor general of Algeria in 1873.