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Napoleon Bonaparte - Letter signed to the Duc de Feltre [with Certificate of Authenticity] - 1811

Napoleon Bonaparte - Letter signed to the Duc de Feltre [with Certificate of Authenticity] - 1811

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Napoleon Bonaparte - Letter signed to the Duc de Feltre [with Certificate of Authenticity] - 1811
Manuscripts, Militaria, War history - Quantity: 1 - Signed - Letter

Napoléon Bonaparte - Letter to the Duc de Feltre, dated (3 Aug. 1811) and signed “Nap” - 1 page with gilt edges - 10 lines + signature, recto only - acknowledgement of receipt pinned to bottom left - with certificate of authenticity - in fine condition.

Napoléon writes:
“Monsieur le Duc de Feltre, j'avais ordonné que les 4èmes bataillons du 8é, 18e, 23e, 5e, 11e, 79e formassent deux demi brigades de garnison pour Toulon. Faites moi connaître la situation de ces bataillons, s'ils ont eu de la désertion et comment va l'instruction. Je désire avoir l'état de toutes les troupes qui se trouvent à Toulon. Je pense que dans ce moment, il doit y en avoir beaucoup trop, ce qui doit embarrasser. Proposez-moi un bon général de brigade à envoyer pour les comander. [... ] St Cloud le 3 Aout 1811
NAP”

The English were never far from Toulon and Napoleon organised his troops accordingly. A few months later he would also build a fort that still exists under the name Fort Napoléon.

Lot details
Object
Letter
Number of Books
1
Subject
Manuscripts, Militaria, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Napoleon Bonaparte
Book Title
Letter signed to the Duc de Feltre [with Certificate of Authenticity]
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1811
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Extras
Signed
Number of pages
1
Dimensions
22×18 cm
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