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On December 2, 1804, Napoleon received the imperial crown from the hands of
the pope himself in Notre Dame cathedral, and placed it upon his own head. He
had arranged for his old nurse to attend the ceremony, and shortly beforehand ...
Among the crown diamonds restored in 18 14 there are five worth 600,000 francs
each which were not crown property, but were part of my private fortune. They are
to be included in my estate. 2. The banker Torlonia of Rome held two letters of ...
The matter of my private estate is a matter of considerable importance and will
give rise to much debate ; but the return of Peyrusse's money, which was, I
believe, paid to the crown; the liquidation of my Italian civil list, which should
bring me ...
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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