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Bonaparte, Joséphine (1763-1814) - Letter signed regarding poor orphans For Sale
Bonaparte, Joséphine (1763-1814) - Letter signed regarding poor orphans:
Bonaparte, Joséphine (1763-1814) - Letter signedregarding poor orphans
Joséphine de Beauharnais, first wife of Napoleon I., and thus the firstEmpress of the French.
Letter signed “Lapagerie Buonaparte”. 1p., 6.75 x 8.75inch, bifolium, Paris, 4 floral An 8 (April 23, 1796). The future empress, whohad married Napoleon scarcely a month earlier, shows her lifetime kindness toendangered children. In French, translated: “The file of Etienne ThomasMaussion is in carton no. 125. I don’t know if it has been examined by thecommission. I am taking such interest in these poor orphans because I knewtheir mother very well and because the justice that is due to them sincerelymakes me wish that Citizen La Page employ everything in his power to speed uptheir case and bring it to conclusion.” With a fine 5.25 x 8.0 inch engravedportrait of Josephine - London: Henry Colburn 1845. Slightly discolored andhandling wear, else fine condition.
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