Make an Offer Today and Get a Quick Response! Take a Look at This Week’s Specials! EMPEROR NAPOLEON BONAPARTE – MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 04/21/1811 – HFSID 176781. EMPEROR NAPOLÉON I The Emperor requests from his Minister of War monthly accounting of funds expended to feed officer prisoners of war. Manuscript LS: “Nap” as Emperor , 1 page, 7¼x9. Saint Cloud, 1811 April 21. In French, not translated. To General Henri Clarke, the Duc de Feltre, his Minister of War. With a one-line note in French, possibly in Feltre’s hand, on a 4×1 slip attached by a straight pin (probably from 1811) at lower left: the 21 April to M. Just 11 days before he wrote this letter , on April 10, 1811, the siege of Figueras began. Figueras, in northeastern Spain, is at the foot of the Pyrenees, about 20 miles from the Mediterranean coast. The siege ended on August 19th with a French victory for Jacques MacDonald, Duke of Tarente, Marshal of France, and the defeat of Spanish General Martinez. The day after this letter, the second siege of Badajoz in western Spain at the Portuguese border began. It ended on May 12th with another French victory for General Phillipon and the defeat of British General William Beresford. Viscount Beresford had reorganized the Portuguese army (of which he was made Marshal) in 1809. Lightly soiled at lower right corner. See more material from these signers. See more listings in our ROYALTY (462). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc. We financially stand behind our COA. Ask us about our PSA/DNA and JSA authentication guarantee. Our Third & Best Handbook – The One You Want On Historical Documents! Enhance your collecting experience. For the experienced and novice collector and for those who just love learning history this beautiful 253-page hardcover volume is for you! Take a look at over. Other listings in these categories. And This Week’s Specials. Gallery of History is the world’s largest dealer of authentic autographs and manuscripts. Our inventory contains documents in all areas of interest including presidents, royalty, military, aviation, religion, business, science, celebrities, sports, music, authors and more. Whether looking to add to your collection, acquire a unique centerpiece for the home or office, or as a truly one-of-a-kind gift for someone special, you’ll find it here at HistoryForSale. The Gallery of History. Founded in 1981, is a long-standing UACC Registered Dealer, #RD110, and is a long-standing member of the Manuscript Society. The Gallery of History is the largest dealer in the world with an available inventory that exceeds 230,000 rare autographs and manuscripts. Preserving historical documents is important to us. Our unframed items are sent to you either in acid-free archival sleeves or have been encapsulated when noted. The majority of our in-house framed items are encapsulated in acid free sleeves to guard against organic acids, mounted in an acid-free enviroment and are framed behind glass or UF3-AR Plexiglas which blocks out most ultraviolet light. We warrant to the original purchaser for a period of ten (10) years from the date of the sale the authenticity of any autograph offered by HistoryForSale. Gallery of History is not liable for any other damages, including consequential damages. There are no other warranties of any nature either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The item “EMPEROR NAPOLEON BONAPARTE MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 04/21/1811″ is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historydirect” and is located in Las Vegas, NV. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Authentication: Numbered COA issued by Gallery of History, Inc.
- Signed by: Napoleon Bonaparte
- Autograph Type: Manuscript Letter Signed
- Autograph: Authentic Original