Lot 94: (NAPOLÉON.) BONAPARTE, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed,
01 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (NAPOLÉON.) BONAPARTE, JOSEPH. Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. de Meaux[?], in French, encouraging him to inspire his subordinates to greater victories. 1 page, tall 4to, with integral blank; faint foxing at upper and lower edges, moderate toning overall, folds. Paris, [21 December 1805]
Notes: '. . . [I]t is very important, Sir, that you press these works more than ever, that you stimulate the zeal of all your subordinates; however great the successes they have obtained, it is necessary that they obtain more of them . . . . [I]t is necessary that at the moment of the greatest successes . . . they see our armies more complete, more flourishing than at the beginning of the campaign. . . .'