RR Auction Napoleon Letter Signed In French

30 May

RR Auction NapoleonLS in French, signed “Nap,” one page, 7.25 x 9, October 13, 1810. Letter to the Duke de Feltre, Minister of War General Henri Clarke. In full (translated): “Duke de Feltre, send orders to the 4th Regiment of the line which is in the Boulogne camp, to proceed to Havre, for garrison duty, furnishing the necessary posts in the town of Dieppe. I pray God that he will have you in His Holy guard.” In the text, Napoleon has added, “Dieppe.” In the lower left is pinned a short note in French, 4 x 1.75, possibly in the hand of the Duke de Feltre: “Rec the 14th October and remitted the 15 to M. Gerard.” In fine condition, with central horizontal and vertical folds, with vertical fold passing through a single letter of signature. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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