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    [Napoleon Bonaparte]. Archive of 7 Letters by Family Members, all dated early nineteenth century and in French, though translations are included with each. All letters are very clean, save for a stamp on each verso from a previous owner.

    Marie Julie Bonaparte Autograph Letter Signed. One page, Frankfurt, May 14, 1820, introducing "Mr. Boucher," a "distinguished artist," and his wife, "a remarkable talent for the harp and piano." Marie Julie Bonaparte (neé Clary) (1771-1845) was married to Joseph Bonaparte. Together they had three children.

    Louis Napoleon Bonaparte (Napoleon III) Letter Signed "Louis N." One page, Arensburg, September 12, 1824. Also included is a Letter Signed "Napoleon" to his cousin (one page), Paris, March 4, 1858. Louis Napoleon (1808-1873) was the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. As his heir, Louis Napoleon became the first president of the French Republic and, later as Napoleon III, the ruler of the Second French Empire. Included is an engraving of Louis Napoleon.

    Joseph Bonaparte Autograph Letters (2) Signed. Each is one page from Pointe Breeze, his Bordentown, New Jersey, estate, and dated June 14, 1822, and September 30, 1830, regarding business. Together, these comprise two and one-half pages. One bears the stamp of a previous owner. Joseph Bonaparte Note Signed. One page, n.p., n.d. All are very clean with smoothed folds. Joseph (1768-1844) was the elder brother of Napoleon.

    Lucien Bonaparte Autograph Note Signed. One page, Canino, Italy, January 15, 1840, transmitting his autograph to "Mr. Saveri." Lucien (1775-1840) was the youngest brother of Napoleon.


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