Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, Joseph Charles Paul
Letter signed, one page, 7,5 x 9,5 inch, personal blind embossed stationery, Paris, 3.07.1858, in French, to General Morris (commander of the regular cavalry of Algeria) - recommending him Nicolas Pinard for the `military medal`, signed as Minister for Algeria and the Colonies (24 June 1858 to 21 March 1859) in black ink "Napoléon", with intersecting letter folds and mild foxing - in fine condition. Accompanied by a carte de visit of Prince Napoléon Bonaparte. In parts: "... Je recommande à toute votre bienveillance le nommé Pinard (Niclas), trompette au 2. Escadron du 2. régiment de la garde Impériale, auquel je porte beaucoup d`interet, l`ayant connu, il y a vingt ans, à 1. Ecole militaire de Louisebourg, en Würtemberg. Si vous croyez pouvoir le proposer pour la medaille militaire, je vous en serai très reconnaissant..." Translated: "... With your goodwill I recommend the named Pinard (Niclas), trumpeter of the 2nd Squadron of the 2nd Regiment of the Imperial Guard, whom I am very much interested in since I have met him twenty years ago at the first military academy in Louisebourg, in Wurttemberg , If you think you could suggest him for the military medal, I would be very grateful..."
|Profession||Second son of Jérôme Bonaparte, king of Westphalia, by his wife Princess Catherine of Württemberg|
|Year of birth||1822|
|year of death||1891|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||7,5 x 9,5|
|Type of Autograph||letters|