11-18-2018 11-18-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3176B Boston
November 18, 2018 11:00AMCalender
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Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Document Signed, General Headquarters, Paris, 23 April 1798.

$2,214$1,800
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3176B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Document Signed, General Headquarters, Paris, 23 April 1798. Single sheet of paper with large engraved emblem at the top, and brief engraved text, the body of the letter provided in a secretarial hand, signed as "Bonaparte" at the foot; letter addressed to General Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers (1764-1813), asking him to debark the troops if they've been embarked, to remain in port if they've already put to sail, and to canton the troops in Genoa or somewhere nearby so they can be reassembled within 48 hours, leaving the troops at the disposal of the General of the Italian Army, matted and framed with a portrait, 14 x 9 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Keywords

Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, Napoleon Bonaparte, Baraguey d'Hilliers, D'Hilliers, European people, Military personnel, Monarchy, Napoleon, Napoléon, Paris