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    Napoleon Bonaparte Endorsement Signature on a soldier's letter requesting an enlistment. One page, 9.25" x 13.88", Paris, circa 1800. Noel Marie Joseph Girard writes for permission to join the newly formed 85 ½ Battalion: "I have been in all military campaigns since 1792 until the treaty of Leoben. Though since that time I have been away from military service, I am still interested in it and especially in mathematiques [war strategy]." Napoleon writes, "Approved Bonaparte" in the left margin. With regular folds and some toning around margins. Framed to an overall size 14.5" x 20".

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    April, 2012
    11th-12th Wednesday-Thursday
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