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Lot 35
MANUSCRIPTS - PENINSULAR WAR. Prisoner of war pass, 1809
£200 - 300
US$ 310 - 460

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MANUSCRIPTS - PENINSULAR WAR
Prisoner of war pass, signed by Major-General Dembouski, commanding the 5th (Polish) Corps of the Grande Armée, allowing various named British prisoners who have given their parole to proceed to Madrid, with the corps stamp, 1 page, integral blank, folio, Headquarters, Talavera, 13 October 1809

Among those discharged are "Bootby, Capitaine"; this being Captain Charles Boothby, RE, whose memoirs were to be published as Under England's Flag (1900) and A Prisoner in France (1898).
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