NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, Emperor of France, exceptional manuscript letter signed and dated March 3rd 1808. Letter is written in French (translated below) to Martin-Michel-Charles Gaudin, Napoleon's minister of finances.
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Approximate translation reads:
"Sir Gaudin: I am sending you the good news from Vaulerbergh. You know according to my decree the means I took to obtain my objectives. I desire that before March 15th that everything which I demand should be fulfilled. Everything is to be divided in ten lots for the creation of six hundred [actionelles?], and twelve hundred [livres?] from the Treasury of Amortissement for the rest. Send me without delay the receipts for the papers. I pray God that you are under His Holy Protection a Paris, the third of March 1808. [signed] Napoleon"
Item is in good condition with foxing throughout the document. Mailing fold typical with age and storage.
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