Lot 986: Napoleon I



2015-09-16 14:11:57

Lot 986: Napoleon I: (1769-1821) Emperor Of France 1804-14, 1815. L.S., Np, One Page, 4To, Paris, 14Th January 1812, To The Duc De Feltre, Minister Of War, In French. Napoleon States 'Let Me Know If The 135 Elite Gendarmes Who Are At Auch And The 60 Who Are At Angers Are Useful There And When Will They Be Able To Return..' Napoleon Tries To Keep Under Control Paris Security Before Leaving It For New Military Campaigns. The Text Of The Letter Is In The Hand Of Fain And The Accompanying 12Mo Holograph Receipt Is Neatly Pinned To The Lower Left Corner. Vg Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke (1765-1818) Duc De Feltre And Minister Of War Under Napoleon. Later Marshal Of France In 1816, One Of Six Created Under King Louis Xviii From 1815-24 Agathon Jean François Fain (1778-1837) French Historian, Baron Of The Empire. On The Fall Of Napoleon, Was His First Secretary Of The Cabinet And Confidential Secretary. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction October 2015 Saturday, 3rd October 2015 Estimate: £800-1000
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