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    Napoleon Bonaparte Letter Endorsed "Np". One page in French, 8.25" x 11.5", Island of Elba, July 27, 1814. Henri-Gatien Bertrand, the Grand Marshal of the Palace, writes this letter requesting authorization to pay rent on his Elba house. (Bertrand has signed this letter "Bertrand.") Napoleon has boldly signed his approval in the upper left corner. This letter is particularly desirable since Napoleon (and Bertrand) spent less than a year on the Mediterranean island. One smoothed horizontal fold.

    Bertrand, one of Napoleon's most loyal and trusted officers, accompanied his emperor to both of his exilic destinations, Elba in 1814-1815 and St. Helena in 1815-1821. In between, he held a command in the Waterloo campaign.


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    April, 2014
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