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[DREYFUS AFFAIR]: MORNARD HENRY (1859-1928) French lawyer who first represented Lucie Dreyfus in 1894 and later for Alfred Dreyfus at the retrial in Rennes in September 1899. A.L.S., with his initials H. M., to the recto and verso of his personal printed oblong 12mo Visiting Card, featuring his printed name to the centre, as a Doctor of Law and Lawyer at the Council of State and the Court of Cassation, and with his address at Boulevard Raspail (Paris) to the base, n.d., to [Fernand Labori], in French. Mornard writes, in full, ´Je suis heureux de vous feliciter mon cher ami, non pas de votre reelection qui n´etait pas douteuse, mais de la belle manifestation de sympathie qu´elle a constituee a votre egard. Je ne suis pas votre electeur...mais je vote tout de meme de tout coeur pour le batonnier Labori´ (Translation: ´ I am delighted to congratulate you, my dear friend, not on your re-election, which was not in doubt, but on the wonderful show of sympathy it has given you. I am not your elector... but I am nevertheless voting wholeheartedly for President Labori´). An excellent association piece between the two principal defenders of Alfred Dreyfus. Some very light, extremely minor age wear, VG Fernand Labori (1860-1917) French attorney whose clients included both Emile Zola and Alfred Dreyfus.

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