YUSUF, General 18729

£45

Description

Autograph Letter Signed ‘Yusuf’, thanking his friend for the pheasants, announcing his departure for Kabylia (Northern Algeria), etc. In French, 5 x 4 inches, in good condition, on the headed writing paper of Le General Commandant la Province d’Alger. Undated. General Yusuf, a Muslim who had risen in the ranks of the French army to become the General Commandant of the province of Algeria. He later commanded the French division of the Bashibazouks in the Crimean War.