NAPOLEON I | letter signed, to Marshal Berthier "Mon Cousin", 27 March 1813
LETTER SIGNED ("NAP"), TO MARSHAL BERTHIER ("MON COUSIN"), MAJOR GENERAL OF THE GRANDE ARMÉE,
ordering him to call on the Minister of War, General Clarke, and dispatch a corps of engineers as soon as possible to the Grande Armée at Frankfurt ("...voyez le Ministre de la Guerre et organisez le Corps ingénieurs Géographes à la Grande Armée. Faites les partir le plutot possible pour Francfort sur le Mein.."), 1 page, 4to (c.23.5 x 18cm), watermark: helm & orb on a shield, addressed at the lower margin ("Au Major Général"), dispatch note ("Exp le 27") and numbering at head of the page, [Paris], 27 March 1813
Not in the Correspondance de Napoéon Ier (volume XXV, 1868), but cf no. 19763 of 26 March 1813.
Phillips, London, 30 March 2001, lot 277
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