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    Napoleon Bonaparte Signed Endorsement. One page, 8.25" x 11.75"; January 24, 1815. During his exile in Elba, Napoleon approves a request for funds to repair the fireplace in the "grand sallon." Signed "Nap" in the left margin. The report making the request is made by Henri Gatien Bertrand. Bertrand had accompanied Napoleon to Elba the previous year. He later held a command during the Waterloo campaign, and after their defeat, accompanied Napoleon to St. Helena.

    Condition: Few spots of fixing at top right. Single fold along bottom margin. Identification in pencil below Bertrand's signature. Includes a hand-colored engraving of Napoleon.


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