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Lot 658

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Description:
(1772 - 1826) French marshal who commanded a division at Austerlitz, Jena and Pultusk, served with distinction in the Peninsular War and returned to Napoleon's side during the Hundred Days. Manuscript L.S. as the 'Duc d'Albufera', 1p. 4to., Valencia, Nov. 9, 1812 to an army inspector. Fine content concerning sums due to the commander of the 'Battalion Miocque', killed June 7, 1811 from a wound received in the capture of Fort Oliva at Tarragon, and apparently seeks an additional 61,869 francs for his family. Fine condition. Suchet commanded the desperate attack, headed by Miocque who charged his men toward a breach made by artillery in the walls of the fortress.

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February 8, 2021 10:00 AM EST

Chesapeake City, MD, US

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Bid Increments
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$0 $99 $10
$100 $499 $20
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
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