GOUSSET, Thomas Cardinal (1792-1866)
Archbishop of Reims; distinguished academician and theologian.
ALS – Autograph Letter Signed, one page, 14 October 1855, Reims. Untranslated French to Count Alphone de Reyneval, French Ambassador to the Holy See. Merits further research. (TM 012018).
de Rayneval was under-secretary of state for Froeign Affairs under the Restoration. Served as Minister Plenipotentiary in Naples; Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Hautpoul Government. Ambassador to the Holy See from 1850-57, then to St. Petersburg in 1857. He died before he could take up his post.