Lot 75 of 196:
Letter from Napoleon to his Stepson Prince Eugene  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,560
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Title:
Autograph Letter, signed, from Napoleon to his Stepson Prince Eugene
Author:
Napoleon I, 1769-1821
Place:
Dresden
Publisher:
Date:
July 3, 1813
Description:

One page autograph letter, signed. 9¼x7¼".

Napoleon writes to his stepson, Prince Eugene, Viceroy of Italy (Empress Josephine's Son by her first marriage), signed with his usual "Nap." Translated from the French in full: "My brother. I received your letter of the 26th June. Do not forget we must place in the brigade of the division of Durette all the Italian conscripts, so that once one passes the Tyrol there remains no one in Italy except the French. Affectionately, Nap."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Vertical and horizontal creases at centers, well away from signature; fine.
 
Item number:
258994
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