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    Sale 5822

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including the Works of Charles Dickens

    1 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    NAPOLEON I (1769-1821), Emperor of the French. Three documents signed (the first two 'Bonaparte', the third 'Accordé Nap'), the first Cairo, 3 July 1799, giving detailed instruction for the collection of grain or payments in lieu in the provinces of Benisuef, Fayoun and Kaire, stipulating that no allowance is to be made for alleged payments of grain to the Mamelukes unless it they were exacted by force and the village has never declared against the French, the second Acre, 13 May 1799, directing his paymaster general to make a payment of 1500 francs to Citizen Glouties, 'sur les rentrées de la Palestine', one page, folio, printed heading of République Française, the third n.p., 15 August 1808, an endorsement to a report from Clarke suggesting changes to the training colleges in view of the shortage of trained officers in artillery and engineering, one page, folio;

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    NAPOLEON I (1769-1821), Emperor of the French. Three documents signed (the first two 'Bonaparte', the third 'Accordé Nap'), the first Cairo, 3 July 1799, giving detailed instruction for the collection of grain or payments in lieu in the provinces of Benisuef, Fayoun and Kaire, stipulating that no allowance is to be made for alleged payments of grain to the Mamelukes unless it they were exacted by force and the village has never declared against the French, the second Acre, 13 May 1799, directing his paymaster general to make a payment of 1500 francs to Citizen Glouties, 'sur les rentrées de la Palestine', one page, folio, printed heading of République Française, the third n.p., 15 August 1808, an endorsement to a report from Clarke suggesting changes to the training colleges in view of the shortage of trained officers in artillery and engineering, one page, folio;
    [together with] four bills for the supply of furnishings and liveries to the imperial palaces, including from the Veuve Lauriau, 'cordière des théatres impériaux', 'pour équiper une partie du nouveau Palais Gothique à St Cloud'; and one other document, all framed and glazed. (8)


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