Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 153

Estimate: $ 200 - $ 300
(NAPOLÉON.) HENRI JACQUES GUILLAUME CLARKE, DUC DE FELTRE. Two items, each Signed, "Duc de Feltre," as Minister of War, in French: Autograph Letter, to his wife * Letter, to General Mathieu Dumas. The first, remarking the Emperor Napoleon should expect the Bordeaux deputation tomorrow at 11. 1 page, 8vo, with integral address leaf in his hand. The second, requesting him to supervise funds used for the 93rd Regiment of Infantry. 1 page, tall 4to, with integral blank. Paris, 6 June; 30 October 1810

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Clarke (1765-1818) was private secretary to Napoléon, Minister of War from 1807-14, and was created Marshal of France under Louis XVIII.