Lot 846: Napoleon Iii



2015-07-10 15:43:37

Lot 846: Napoleon Iii: (1808-1873) Emperor Of The French 1852-70, Nephew And Heir Of Napoleon I. A.N.S., Napoleon, One Page, 8Vo, N.P., N.D. (18Th October 1869), To The Empress At Constantinople, In French. Napoleon Writes, In Full, 'I Accept Your Proposition'. A Few Contemporary Ink Annotations At The Foot Would Appear To Indicate That The Emperor'S Text Formed The Basis Of A Telegram. With Blank Integral Leaf. Vg Eugenie De Montijo (1826-1920) Empress Consort Of The French 1853-71, Wife Of Napoleon Iii. The Empress Had Arrived In Constantinople Two Days Before The Present Note, On 16Th October 1869, Where She Was Met By The Turkish Sultan Abdulaziz. The Empress Was Performing A Diplomatic Mission Ahead Of Her Opening The Suez Canal. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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