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    Napoleon Bonaparte Signed Document. One page, 15.5" x 11.5", partially printed, multiple hands. On right, printed stationery of French Republic Army, "Bonaparte, Général en Chef de l'Armée". Note, in three lines regarding the Municipal Officers of Cannelli. Below note, signed, "Bonaparte". Additional text in Italian below signature. Left side with marks related to accounting, names of officers and the mailing address. Deep folds with much separation, chipping, tears and foxing.
    Together with one Bonaparte secretarially-signed note, 11.5" x 9.75". Dated 1796, 6 lines of text in Italian. Folds with tears and chipping.
    Supporting documents include:
    a) Military communication on stationery of the "Armée d'Italie". One partially-printed page, 9.06" x 13.75", June 16, 1795. Signed by the Adjutant General. Usual mail folds with some separation, bent corners and very light soiling.
    b) Handwritten edict titled, "Verbale", 14.25" x 10.25", June 15, 1796, Cannelli. With 15 distinct signatures. Folding, some tears along edges and some soiling.
    c) Handwritten note, 7" x 10.75", one page. Referencing the city of Cannelli with 8 distinct signatures at the bottom. Rough edges and folding with some separation.
    d) Handwritten "Verbale", 7.5" x 9.75", two pages. Folding with separation, chipping and sears. Minor soiling.
    e) French and Italian handwritten note. 7" x 10.5" (opens to 14.25" x 9.75"), Cannelli, June 20, 1796. Left column in Italian, right in French, followed by 7 signatures. Folding, with slight separation, one central hole and light foxing.


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