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    Napoleon Bonaparte Endorsement Signed Bonaparte." One page, 8" x 9.5", in French, Saint-Cloud [Paris], 29 Fructidor [in the French Republican calendar, September 15 or 16 in the Gregorian calendar], n. y. [circa 1793-1805]. A letter from Galipot of the Bibliothèque Mazarine, the oldest library in France, addressed to "Citoyen Premier Consul" requesting an appointment for an invalid soldier. Napoleon forwards the matter to the Minister of War, and signs near the upper left corner.

    Condition: Smoothed folds. Light toning along the edges. Ghosting from red wax seal at upper right corner of recto; remnant of wax seal on the verso.


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    October, 2016
    19th Wednesday
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