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The abdication of Bonaparte...
Item # 639991
August 8, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 8, 1815
* Napoleon Bonaparte abdication
Page 2 has a report which begins: "Official Accounts Of the Great Overthrow of the Whole French Army on the 18th June..." which is the Battle of Waterloo. It includes a letter headed: "Declaration to the French People - Frenchmen!" in which Napoleon announces in part: "...My political life is ended; and I proclaim my son, under the title of Napoleon II Emperor of the French...", the letter signed by: Napoleon,
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War