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The checkered history of this document recalls the story of another French
sovereign's will, that of Louis XIV, which was concealed within the wall of a tower
of the Palais de Justice and disappeared altogether for over two hundred years, ...
This document has lost its original envelope. 6. The codicil disposing of monies
in the hands of Marie-Louise (paginated 37-40 in 1853), written between April 21
and 24 by the emperor, signed and dated the 24th. 7. The codicil (the sixth) ...
Commentary II The last document to have marked the noble destiny of Napoleon
I was the will which he drew up entirely in his own hand when sick and at death's
door, exhausted by suffering. In itself that is remarkable enough. Over the years ...
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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