Lot #462
Henri Jacques Guillaume Clarke Document Signed

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Estimate: $200+


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. Partly-printed DS, in French, signed “Le Duc de Feltre,” one page, 8 x 12, May 6, 1816. Official untranslated military commission for a lieutenant in the "Regiment de Chasseurs du Gard" issued by Clarke as Minister of War. In fine condition, with intersecting folds, light creasing, and a few small stains.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Science & Tech
  • Dates: #622 - Ended December 08, 2021

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