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[Campagne d'Egypte] Alexandre Berthier - Copie d'un acte de propriété manuscrit signé [Du Caire] - 1799

[Campagne d'Egypte] Alexandre Berthier - Copie d'un acte de propriété manuscrit signé [Du Caire] - 1799

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[Campagne d'Egypte] Alexandre Berthier - Copie d'un acte de propriété manuscrit signé [Du Caire] - 1799
History, Manuscripts - Quantity: 1 - Autograph letter signed (ALS)

Wonderful document shedding light on the habits and customs of of the occupation in Egypt.

Handwritten private copy of a property deed given to the future Marshal Lannes (from the Lannes family)
and signed by the future Marshal of the Empire Alexandre Berthier, hereafter referred to as Citizen General.

Article 6 of this order by Napoleon precisely specifies that the Generals Lannes, Murat and Dommartin must be informed by copy.
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Cairo, 13 Pluviose An 7 (2 February 1799)

"Bonaparte General en Chef ,..

Art 1er ...
La maison qu'occupe le Général LANNES dans l'isle de Rhauda ( nb : Ile de Roda on the Nile in Cairo) avec 20 feddans de terre (nb: former agrarian unit in the Arab world) dix de chaque coté lui sont donnés en toute propriété.

La maison qu'occupe le général DOMMARTIN et le jardin lui sont donnés en toute propriété.
La maison qu'occupe le Gal MURAT lui est donné en toute propriété.

Art 2 .. etc..


(signed copy) ALEX BERTHIER
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(General Dommartin would not really benefit since he would die on 25 June in Rosette, Egypt).
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Very rare Document.
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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.

PS: The bidder 788319 is not accepted because he does not honour his bids.

Lot details
Object
Autograph letter signed (ALS)
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Manuscripts
Author/ Illustrator
[Campagne d'Egypte] Alexandre Berthier
Book Title
Copie d'un acte de propriété manuscrit signé [Du Caire]
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1799
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Single page
Number of pages
2
Dimensions
30×20 cm
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