Lot 980: Napoleon Iii



2015-09-16 14:11:56

Lot 980: Napoleon Iii: (1808-1873) Emperor Of The French 1852-70, The Nephew And Heir Of Napoleon I. First President Of France 1848-52, Therefore Holding The Distinction Of Being The First Titular President And The Last Monarch Of France. Important A.L.S., N. Louis, One Page, 8Vo, N.P. [London], 27Th May 1848, To Baron Dumoulin, In French. Napoleon Explains His Situation To His Correspondent, Stating 'It Is Really Impossible For Me To Explain To You Now All The Details Regarding The Proposal You Have Made To Me, Although It Should Be Enough If I Tell You That Very Serious Interests And Considerations Prevent Me From Returning To France Before Two Months And That I Have Taken The Decision Not To Present Myself As Candidate To The National Assembly..' A Letter Of Historical Content, Written Shortly After The February Revolution. Accompanied By The Original Opened Envelope Hand Adressed By Napoleon. Some Heavy Creasing And A Small Tear To The Edge Not Affecting The Text Or Signature. G Napoleon Iii Would Finally Return To Paris In September Of This Same Year After Having Been Elected Member Of The National Assembly. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £500-800
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