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The first codicil (paginated 15-18 in 1853), in the emperor's hand, signed, sealed
and dated April 16. Together with the following document it contains the only part
of the will that was to be communicated to the English: the return of the ashes to ...
The fourth codicil (paginated 33-36 in 1853), written by the emperor on April 21,
22 or 23, signed and dated the 24th. It consists of legacies to people he knew at
the start of his career, provides for legal expenses and nominates a treasurer.
An informal legacy to the Duke of Reichstadt, dictated rapidly to Marchand on the
back of a playing card on the evening of April 29. For fear that the British might
confiscate his will Napoleon had made a second copy, partly in his own hand, ...
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This is such a cute little book. Consists of an introduction to Napoleon, followed by a translation of his will. The book is formatted very well; a photocopy of each page of the actual will is ... Read full review