Lot #418
Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke Document Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

French army officer of Irish descent (1765-1818) whose role in thwarting the British invasion of Walcheren in 1809 led to the emperor creating him Duc de Feltre; he was made a Marshal of France in 1816, and served as Minister of War until the end of Napoleon's reign. Manuscript DS in French, signed “M'al D. du Feltre,” one page, 8 x 12.5, August 18, 1817. Official untranslated document issued by Clarke as Minister of War. In very good to fine condition, with some scattered staining at center.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021





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