Napoleon Bonaparte – Napoleon I – (1769 – 1821) – Emperor of France
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE - DRAMATIC 1808 - MILITARY AFFAIRS - L.S.
On January 20, 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte Dictated the following, via his Secretary, to the Minister of War: Note that the Emperor has Signed at the Bottom of the Top left “BONAPARTE”, Boldly and in Full.
A VIVID CLOSE-UP OF THE SIGNATURE AS SIGNED BY NAPOLEON
Bonaparte States in His Letter...
“I wish, Citizen Minister for you to give the Order to the Squadron Chief, Pignatelli to Observe from Tomorrow Morning the Punitive Measures (Decrees of Rigor) until his Departure to Rejoin his Corps. As soon as he has reached his Corps, he will be placed Under Arrest for Two Weeks (15 days), for not having attended on Horseback the review of his Regiment. Give the order to the person named Argovito who names (?) him Adjutant Commander to leave forthwith for Milan, as well as to the person named Jarielli, since it is my intention that they no longer remain in France. Bonaparte”
THE DRAMATIC - NAPOLEON BONAPARTE - "TAKE IT TO THE ENEMY"
Napoleon Bonaparte has been the subject of many Historians. Some depict him a Champion of the French people and the Defender of Principles of Revolution and Democracy. Other Historians view him as an Adventurer and a Despot, Exploring Revolution
to his own ends.
ANOTHER IMPOSING PORTRAIT OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
But Bonaparte did possess undoubted Military Genius and almost equally Great Organization and Prodigious Administrative Ability.
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE - (1769 -1821)
Presently, this Featured Historical Letter, Signed by Napoleon, is in The Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection (a.k.a.) The American Heritage Collection. In the near future the Napoleon Signed Letter may be in the collection of another. Interested Principal should simply make direct contact with Mr. Amyx.
HISTORIAN & COLLECTOR - RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - AT COMPLETION OF RESEARCH AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS 2010