Sale 18BP02 | Lot 44

NAPOLÉON BONAPARTE Document signed "Np" by Napoleon as Emperor of the French.

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Lot 44
NAPOLÉON BONAPARTE Document signed "Np" by Napoleon as Emperor of the French.
Letter from the Prince de Neuchatel to Napoleon, Bayonne 25th May 1808. 8 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches (23 x 19.5 cm); written in black ink, with a request; boldly initialled by Napoleon in the left margin ("Np") with the notation "Accordé" [i.e. granted], dated May 26. Usual folds, framed with an engraved portrait.
Secretarial letter from the office of Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Chief of Staff under Napoleon, signed by Étienne Jacques Joseph Alexandre MacDonald, 1st Duke of Taranto. The request is for permission to allow the retirement of the Chaplain of the regiment of Portuguese cavalry, due to illness.


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