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Napoleon I” (1769-1821) French Military and Political leader, Emperor of France 1804-14, 1815. LS., Bonaparte, two pages, 4to, Paris, 29 floreal au 9 (19th May 1801), to the Minister of War, on printed stationery featuring an engraving at the head incorporating the words Bonaparte 1. Consul de la Republique, in French,. Napoleon writes, in part, “I ask you....to give the orders so that fortifications at Fulliers and Noulou will begin. Would it be possible to occupy it as yet? Inform me of the opinion of the Genie Corp. On the work necessary to put these two places in the best possible state of defence. My intention is that funds be made available to the Genie for the work on these two places. WRite to General Moncey and to the Government of Cisalpine to let them know of the importance I atach to the fortifications....it is necessary that all of the Generals commanding in Italy and the General of the GEnie send you the details of what has been done.... You will find attached a treaty (no longer present) that must be executed with the utmost exactitude.” A letter of good military content with a brief annotation in the hand of Louis Alexandre Berthier to the upper left corner. A few very minor, small areas of paper loss to the elft edge, not affecting the text or signature.

Louis - Alexandre Berthier (1753- 1815) Prince of Neuchatal. Marshal of France, Chief of Staff under Napoleon I. Minister of War 1799-1800, 1800-07 The manuscript text of the present letter is in the hand of Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne (1769 - 1834) French Diplomat and Private Secretary to Napoleon.

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