Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
SIGNED DURING CLOSE OF FRENCH CAMPAIGNS IN EGYPT AND SYRIA NAPOLÉON. Endorsement Signed, "Bonaparte," as First Consul, requesting that Major Germain be assigned to a cavalry unit at the first opportunity, in French, written in the left margin of Germain's letter to him explaining that he had been a prisoner of war in Egypt and requesting a cavalry post because his battle injuries prevent him from serving on foot. 1 page, folio; short closed tear at upper left repaired verso with cello tape, folds. Paris, [23 July 1801]