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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 ...
For fear that the British might confiscate his will Napoleon had made a second
copy, partly in his own hand, of all his last wishes, dating it April 15 and sealing it
with his seal. The copy was placed in the hands of his almoner Abbe Vignali, ...
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