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Napoleon I (Emperor of the French). Commentary I The story of Napoleon's will is
involved and often confusing. The course of its drafting reflects the mind of an
exile, sick, daily seeking to increase the number of legatees ; endeavoring to omit
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.
Napoleon I (Emperor of the French). The documents were signed on the 24th,
25th, 26th, but on April 22 he said to Bertrand: "I have drawn up three wills. The
first is only to be opened in Paris. You must say that it was brought by Buonavita ...
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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