Napoleonic Marshal and Duke of Ragusa (1774-1852) who served as tutor tutor to Napoleon II. LS in French, signed “Le M'al Duc de Raguse,” one page, 7.5 x 9, December 5, 1818. Letter to a minister of the Marines, concerning the advancement of Lieutenant-Commander Perrey. In part (translated): "The copies which I put before your Excellency's eyes will remind him of the interest which this young officer deserves, and I ask him to do in his favor what he will be able to do." In fine condition.
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