Document signed, 1 1/4 pages, 8,5 x 11,5 inch, Cairo, 30 Fructidor an 6 (16.11.1798), in French, concerning the confiscation of the "Immeubles des mamelucks" (Mamluk buildings)*, signed in black ink "Bonaparte", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a picture, shows Napoleon I. in a beautiful portrait (altogether 11,75 x 15,5 inch), with intersecting letter folds and mild browning - in fine condition. In parts: "Bonaparte Général en chef ordonne Art. 1er L’administration du droit d’enregistrements est chargée de la régie & administration de tous les Biens immeubles appartenans a la république française en égypte. Art. 2 En conséquence elle pourvoira a l’entretien des maisons, oquelles, magazins, Moulins, Bains et a leur location. elle fera régir, ou affermera, Selon qu’il sera plus avantageux, toutes les terres & jardins …" Translated: "Bonaparte General in Chief orders 1st Art. The administration of the registration fee is responsible for the administration & administration of all property owned by the French Republic in Egypt. 2nd Art. As a result it will provide for the maintenance of houses, oquelles , shops, mills, baths and their rental. It will govern, or lease, depending on which will be more advantageous, all lands & gardens..." [The other articles regulate the appraisal of possessions and the procedure for the possession of deceased persons or their heirs.] * At the end of June Napoleon had landed at Alexandria; on the 21st he had crushed the Mamluks off Cairo.
|Profession||French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution|
|Year of birth||1769|
|year of death||1821|
|Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm)||8,5 x 12,5 (altogether 11,75 x 15,5 inch)|
|Type of Autograph||documents|