Lot #331
Joachim Murat

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Estimate: $300+


Brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte (1767-1815) who was a marshal in Napoleon's regime and who reigned as King of Naples from 1808 to 1815. Partly-printed DS, in French, signed “Murat,” one page, 9 x 13.5, August 21, 1804. Official "final dispensation" military document, in part (translated): "The Recruitment Council of the Department of the Seine, form in execution of article XXII of the decree of 18 Thermidor year X‚ĶUnder the authorization of the Minister of War, Grant a final exemption from service to the Citizen Placier (Charles Gabriel) Conscript of the year ten, native of Paris, department of the Seine." Signed at the conclusion by Murat as Marshal of the Empire and Military Governor of Paris, and countersigned by two other officials. Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 15.25 x 19.5. In very good to fine condition, with intersecting folds, light creasing, and a stain impinging on the signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #600 - Ended January 13, 2021

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