Constant - Premier Valet de chambre de Napoléon - Pièce Signée envoyée à A.F. Pelard , Valet de Chambre de l'Empereur - 1808

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Constant - Premier Valet de chambre de Napoléon - Pièce Signée envoyée à A.F. Pelard , Valet de Chambre de l'Empereur - 1808
History, Manuscripts - Quantity: 1 - Signed by author - Autograph letter signed (ALS)

Constant (Constant Wairy, dit).

Piece signed with 2 autograph words as first valet
of the emperor's room entitled
« État de ce qui est dû à Mr PELARD, valet de chambre de S.M. l'EMPEREUR
et ROI pour le voyage de Paris à Bayonne et retour, à dater du 1er avril 808 jusques et compris le 14 août... »

[ nb: April-August 1808, it is obviously the meeting of Bayonne which takes place on April 30, 1808 between Napoleon I, Charles IV of Spain, Ferdinand VII. Napoleon decided to deprive the two Spaniards of their hopes by obtaining to choose his own candidate, Joseph Bonaparte.
A-F Pelard accompanied the Emperor there of course]

Document with visa signed by Augustin-Laurent de Rémusat as Prel-mier Chambelain de l'empereur (Paris, 17 Sept. 1808, 1/4 p. in-folio).
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Constant was Napoleon's closest servant from 1800 to 1814. Memoirs based on his testimony were published in 1830-1831.
It was Arsène-Frédéric-François Pelard who sounded the alarm when Napoleon I attempted suicide in 1814; he will wake constant up.
[nb: ".. M. Pelard ajouta : « L’empereur a délayé quelque chose dans un verre, et il l’a bu. .. " (excerpt of the Mémoires de Constant) ]

and Pelard will accompany Napoleon to the island of Elba.
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Pro. seller clearly identified.
CNE France Certificate of Authenticity provided upon request
Shipped in a rigid cardboard envelope
Registered and tracked shipping with acknowledgement of receipt and insurance.

Lot details
Object
Autograph letter signed (ALS)
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Manuscripts
Author/ Illustrator
Constant - Premier Valet de chambre de Napoléon
Book Title
Pièce Signée envoyée à A.F. Pelard , Valet de Chambre de l'Empereur
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1808
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Single page
Extras
Signed by author
Number of pages
2
Dimensions
30×20 cm
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