NAPOLEON: Brevet authorising payment of a pension. 1 March 1808

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Lot 27
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
Document signed ("Napoleon"), being a brevet authorizing the pension of 200 francs to be paid to François Bouvier, Tuileries, 1 March 1808

£ 1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,300 - 2,000
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
Document signed ("Napoleon"), being a brevet authorizing the pension of 200 francs to be paid to François Bouvier, counter-signed by the Arch-Chamberlain de Cambaceres; engraved imperial heading and text, with manuscript insertions, docketted on reverse detailing payment instalments, on one skin of vellum, 320 x 412mm., Tuileries, 1 March 1808

Footnotes

  • Documents signed by Napoleon with his full signature are uncommon. The recipient of the pension had attended Napoleon in 1807 when he crossed the Alps – for what was to be the last time – at Mont Cenis.
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