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    Napoleon I, Emperor of France Document Signed "Bonaparte". One page, 8.25" x 12.5", on République Française letterhead, Cairo, October 8, 1798, to Poussielgue, the Director of Finance for the Army in Egypt, the paper displays even toning with smoothed folds and a small hole adjacent to the wax seal, not affecting text, otherwise bright with a bold signature.

    The General in Chief signs an order requisitioning a market on which to construct a military barracks for the cavalry. The order notes that some of the merchants will have to be expelled and the matter will be put into the hands of the general in charge of construction.


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