Letter Signed ‘ch. mau. talleyrand’, as Foreign Minister, to the Minister of the Navy and the Colonies, forwarding an order addressed to Talleyrand in error by General Hedouville, and asking him to correct the address. A very good one page example, 9 x 7 inches, printed heading. Paris, 23 Pluviose an 6 [11 February 1798]. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Prince of Benevento (1754-1838), statesman, returned to France from America in September 1796. He became Foreign Minister in 1797. General Hedouville was serving in San Domingo in 1798.