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    [Napoleon Bonaparte] Secretarially Signed Document. One page, 9.5" x 13", "douze Vendémiaire l'an Douze de la République", St. Cloud, partially printed on vellum. The document is a commission naming Jacques Pierre L'Étoille as lieutenant in the "9e 1/2 Brigade" of infantry of the line. The document is signed by Le Secrétaire d'Etat, Hugues-Bernard Maret, and Le Ministre de la Guerre. Maret, who served as Napoleon's secretary, often signed documents for the First Consul. Folds, modest soiling, and residue where the document was excised from a volume, else fine.

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    February, 2010
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