Lot 222: LS in French, signed "Np," one page, 7 x 9, June 1, 1811. Untranslated military dispatch to a duke concerning his desired strategy for the movement of battalions. Attractively mounted, double-matted, and framed with a portrait of Napoleon to an overall size of 24 x 17. In fine condition, with intersecting folds. During this period Napoleon's empire had expanded across Europe to embody a population of over seventy million, and he was engaged in the Peninsular War against the UK, Spain, and Portugal.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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