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Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Manuscript letter signed as Emperor --To his minister of war following his defeat at the Battle of the Nations. Manuscript signed "Nap" November 18, 1813. This is penned one month after the defeat sending military instructions. This is one of the most decisive defeats suffered by Napoleon in the Napoleonic Wars, In French. With One Of A Kind Collectibles COA and University Archives LOA

In full" Monsieur le Duc de Feltre, Please recommend to General Rampon that he do whatever necessary to provision Gorcum, Villenstadt and all the posts along the Rhine. I have given the order to the Duc de (XXX), my aide-de-camp, to leave today for Anvers for the formation of the First Corps; and retake command and oversee the conservation of (XXX), Flushing, Villenstadt, (XXX), lle de Gossé, the Citadelle du Bois (XXX) and the posts all the way to Grave. Give the necessary orders in order that the commanders of the 14th, 15th, and 16th military divisions may offer all their efforts to help him in his mission. Are there any artillery companies in (XXX)? With this, I pray that God keep you in his holy protection. St-Cloud, 18 November 1813"

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