French general and marshal (1766-1847) remembered for his participation in the Waterloo Campaign. ALS signed "Emml. Grouchy," one page, 4.5 x 7.5, personal letterhead, November 28, 1801. Letter to General Jean-Louis Debilly, explaining that ill health has prevented him from replying to Debilly's letters. In part (translated): "In three or four days, I hope to be able, finally, to report to my post, and then, dear General, you can depend on me for our getting together. Please believe that no one has greater friendship and esteem for you." Reverse of second integral page bears an address panel in another hand and a mostly intact red wax seal. In fine condition.
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