28 Floréal Year 9 of the Republic. (18 May 1801).
Guillaume Brune, general-in-chief, member of the Council of State (following his support of the First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte and the coup d’etat of 18 Brumaire).
Signed letter to Lucien Bonapartre, Ambassador of the French Republic to the Spanish Court.
The most republican of the Marshals of the Empire writes to the most republican of the Bonapartists.
(Napoleon had always been suspicious of this marshal with entrenched republican ideas).
"Citoyen Ministre ,
je vous remercie des témoignages d'amitié que vous me donnez, j y suis extrêmement sensible parce que je vous suis sincèrement attaché ainsi qu'à votre famille , je profite du retour du citoyen [..ouffre] près de vous pour vous donner l'assurance.
Salut et attachement."
- Brune -
In 1815, he was massacred in Avignon by the royalists and his inert body was stoned and thrown into the Rhone.
Lucien Bonaparte, appointed ambassador to Spain by Napoleon to distance him following his criticism of Josephine and his person.
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- Autograph letter signed (ALS)
- Number of Books
- History, Manuscripts, War history
- Author/ Illustrator
- Guillaume Brune , futur Maréchal d'Empire
- Book Title
- Lettre Signée au Citoyen Lucien Bonaparte Ambassadeur à la cour d'Espagne
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Single page
- Number of pages
- 29×20 cm