Lot 972: Marshals Of Napoleon



2015-09-16 14:11:54

Lot 972: Marshals Of Napoleon: Selection Of Three Ds.S., And One L.S., By Various Marshals Of France, Comprising Louis-Alexandre Berthier (1753-1815) Marshal Of France, Prince Of Wagram And Neuchatel. Chief Of Staff Under Napoleon. D.S., Alexandre, One Page, 4To, Dresde, 14Th May 1813, To Chief Of Squadron Labroyere, In French. On A Partially Printed Document Berthier As Major General Of The Grande Armée Informs His Correspondent About The Emperor'S Decree Upgrading His Rank To Major. Few Creases To The Corners And One Stain Slightly Affecting Few Words, Not The Signature; Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke (1765-1818) Marshal Of France In 1816, One Of Six Created Under King Louis Xviii From 1815-24. Duc De Feltre And Minister Of War Under Napoleon. L.S., Duc De Feltre, One Page, Folio, Paris, 8Th January 1813, To General Count Caffarelli, In French. The Manuscript Document, Marked "Duplicate", On The Printed Stationery Of The Minister Of War, Informs Caffarelli Of The Emperor Napoleon'S Intentions Regarding The General Of The Dubreton Division And Orders Him To Go To Paris Without Delay. With Blank Integral Leaf; Edouard Mortier (1768-1835) Marshal Of France, Duc De Treviso. Prime Minister Of France 1834-35. D.S., Ed Mortier, With Holograph Subscription, One Page, 4To, Paris, 30Th March 1794, To The President Of The War Council, In French. The Letter Bears The Printed Heading Of The State Major General, And Mortier Writes In His Capacity As General And Chief Commandant Of The 1St Military Division. Mortier Instructs His Correspondent To Convene The Members Of The Second War Council To Judge Caporal Louis Dissovre Because Of His Threats And Insults Towards Officers Of The Gendarmerie Nationale. A Good Bold Signature Example; Etienne Jacques Joseph Alexandre Macdonald (1765-1840) Marshal Of France. Duc De Tarante. D.S., Macdonald, One Page, Folio, N.P., 1St November 1828, In French. The Partially Printed Document Bears The Printed Heading "Ordre De La Legion D'Honneur" And Is Issued By Macdonald In His Capacity As Grand Chancellor, Certifying That The King Has Appointed Miss Duhousset As Boarder Of The Saint Denis Royal House. Countersigned, And With A Blind Embossed Seal. G, 4. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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