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    Napoleon Bonaparte Endorsement Signature on a wounded soldier's letter. One page, 8.25" x 13", signed by "Olivieu". [No date.] Letter reads (in English):
    "To his Majesty the Emperor and King
    Sire
    Your Majesty's justice makes me bold and supports my hopes. I lost a leg in Italy. I ask, Sire, that the medal of the iron wreath, honoring my wound, console my memory and be for my sons a model of obligation to serve your Majesty with the enthusiasm in which honors me and crowns Him until my last day.
    With the most profound respect, I have the honor
    Sire
    Of being the most fervent and loyal subject of your Majesty,
    Olivieu."
    Matted with a facsimile engraving to an overall size of 21.25" x 19".


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    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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