XIV. . . I think the maritime geography has been rather
neglected. . . For the moment I charge the Chevalier Borda
with the command of the ship Boussole and of the convoy
Espiegle, and he will go to determine. . . the exact position
of the Canary Islands, Cape Verde and other points . . .
I could not have made a better choice than M. Borda, who is ex-
tremely learned and industrious." (Translation.)
323. LOUIS PHILIPPE I, King of France (1773-1850).
L. S., to the Duke de Cadore, peer of France, announcing to
him that the opening of the session of the Chamber will be on
the 23d of July. 1 p. 4to. Paris, July 14, 1831. Also 3 por-
traits of the same. 4 pieces (2 inlaid).
324. LOUISA, Queen of Prussia (1776-1810), wife of
Frederick William III. L. S., "Frederique Konigin von
Preussen" to General von Arnim. 1 p. folio. Berlin, Jan.
20, 1803. With 8 portraits. 9 pieces (7 inlaid).
325. LOUISE, wife of King Charles XV of Sweden, 1828-
71). A. L. S. in French to Madame Libben. Ordering some
Cluny laces for the trousseau of her daughter, Princesse
Louise-Josephine, who married the Crown Prince of Denmark
the following year. 3 pp. 16mo. Stockholm, Nov. 5, 1868.
326. LOVER (SAMUEL). A. L. S., 5 pp. 8vo, Lend. June
5 [ca. 1845]. A long letter making arrangements for his
"Irish Evenings" concert tour. Mounted on two 4to sheets
with part of an address franked with his full signature.
327. LOVER (SAMUEL). A. L. S., 1 p. 18mo. Lond.
March 7, 1859. To W. P. Frith, R.A., to enclose a letter from
his wife to Mrs Frith. Portrait. Both inlaid.
328. LYTTOX (EDWARD BULWEIp. A. L. S., 3 pp.
4to, Oct. 3, 1853, concerning the publication of the first cheap
edition of his works by Routledge. Portrait. Both inlaid.
329. LYTTON (EDWARD BULWER). A. L. S., 4 pp
12mo, Wednesday, n. y., to Miss Hatten, giving a description
of Richard III, of England. With 2 portraits. Inlaid.
330. LYTTON (ROSINA, Author). A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo,
Oct. 12, 1869. Portrait. Both inlaid.
331. MACDONALD (GEORGE, English Author, A, L. S.,
3 pp. 16mo, Hamstead, Oct. 23, 1885. To Straham, the Pub-
lisher, on literary matters. Inlaid.
332. MACKENZIE (HENRY, British Author). A. L. S.,
1 p. 8vo, Edin. March 28 . To David Scott, about his
health and a proposed visit. Inlaid.
333. MACLISE (DANIEL, Historical and portrait paint-
er) . A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. N. p., n. d. To " My Dear Birch, ' '
concerning an engagement. Inlaid with a portrait
334. MAETERLINCK (MAURICE). A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo,
n. d. Speaking of the troubles he has had in the presentation
of his play Pelleas. "With portrait. 2 pieces (inlaid) .
335. MAINTENON (FRANCHISE D'AUBIGNE, MAR-
QUISE DE). Instructions spirituelles donnees a Madame
de Maintenon et a Marie Adelaide de Savoie, wife of the
Duke of Bourgogne. Manuscript on paper. 94 leaves.
With a portrait of Madame de Maintenon engraved by Benoist
after Mignard. 16mo, brown morocco with a semis of gilt
fleur-de-lis on the sides, red edges gauffred with gold fleur-de-
lis, c. 1700.
* THE FIRST THIRTY- ONE LEAVES ARE ENTIRELY IN THE HAND-
WRITING OF MADAME DE MAJNTENON, AND THE REMAINING ONES
APPARENTLY IN THE HANDWRITING OF THE DtTCHESSE DE BoiTR-
GOGNE. A very interesting item.
336. MALLOCK (WILLIAM H., English Author). A.L.S.,
1 p. 12mo. Torquay, Feb. 3, 1898. To Mr. Gellan, on liter-
ary matters. Inlaid.
337. MARIA THERESA, Empress of Germany (1717-80).
Official L. S., relating to a civil quarrel in one of the Hun-
garian courts. 1 p. folio. Vienna, Dec. 1, 1763. With seal.
Also 5 portraits engraved by Adam, Nilson, etc. 6 pieces (3
338. MARIA THERESA, Empress of Germany. Official
L. S., to King Louis XV of France, announcing the marriage
of her son the Archduke Ferdinand of Austria with Princess
Maria Beatrice of Modena. 1 p. folio. Vienna, Oct. 22, 1771.
Fine impression of the wax seal. Beautifully written on black
bordered paper, with fly-leaf bearing the King's name. Also
5 portraits, engraved by Sasso, Lebeau (fine and very scarce),
Dupin, etc. 6 pieces (4 inlaid).
339. MARRYAT (CAPTAIN FREDERICK). A. L. S.,
V/ 2 pp. 4to. Boston, Thursday, June 22  ; A. L. S.
by Florence Marryat. 1 p. 8vo; 3 portraits of Capt. Mar-
ry at. 5 pieces, "all inlaid.
* To George P. Morris, New York. Fine literary letter
regarding his books and mentioning Lady Blessington.
340. MARRYAT (CAPTAIN FREDERICK). A. L. S.
(with initials). 4 pp. 4to. Lundi Soir, Sept. 13 (no year).
To "My dearest Vic." A long and interesting letter describ-
ing his domestic life, etc. 2 portraits. Together 3 pieces.
341. MARTINEAU (HARRIET).. ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH
MANUSCRIPT "Lady Noel, Byron, Baroness Wentworth, " as it
was published in the Atlantic Monthly. 43 pp. 8vo, bound in
red levant morocco.
* On. one page it written: "Sent by James T. Field to
the Metropolitan Fair, and sent thence to Philadelphia by
Mrs. Sherwood. The property of Chas. P. Lamed."
342. MATURIN (CHARLES R., Author of "Melmoth the
Wanderer"). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Dec. 17, 1823. To William
Spooner, on literary matters, presumably "Melmoth."
343. MAURIER (GEORGE DU). A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo
[London], Apr. 5, 1887, to Mr. Osgood, the American pub-
lisher, submitting through him two sketches, "Crustation"
and "Feminine Perversity," to New York publishers. 2 por-
traits. 3 pieces. Letter inlaid.
344. MAXIMILIAN II, Emperor of Germany (1527-76).
D. S., conferring titles of nobility upon the brothers John and
Zacharias den Rholer. 1 p. large folio. Vienna, Aug. 5, 1569.
Written on vellum in a fine court hand, the first line in gold
characters with beautiful floral initials, and the arms of den
Rholer painted in colors in the centre.
345. MAXIMILIAN, Emperor of Mexico (1832-67) ; shot
by the Mexicans at Queretaro. Official L. S., granting the
imperial order of the Mexican Eagle to Mehemed Ali Emin
Pacha, Turkish Minister of the Foreign Affairs. 1 p. folio
(inlaid). Mexico, July 20, 1865.
346. MEDICI (COSIMO III DE'), Grand Duke of Tus-
cany. L. S., with 4 lines in his Autograph. 1 p. 4to (inlaid).
Florence, Jan. 12, 1692. With an engraved portrait. 2 pieces.
347. MEISSONIER (J. L. ERNEST, celebrated French
painter: 1813-91). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo [Paris], Nov. 17 .
To M. Fr. Petit, expert in paintings, asking him to come
Thursday morning and that he will consign his "bonhomme"
rearranged as best he can, etc. With 2 portraits and the
reproduction of a drawing. 4 pieces (3 inlaid).
348. MEISSONIER (J. L. ERNEST). Original drawing
in pencil (5x4*4 inches). Man reading. Mounted on gray
paper, within a gold band. From the J. Peoli collection, with
stamp on the back. With portrait (inlaid). 2 pieces.
349. MEREDITH (GEORGE). A. L. S., 6 pp. 12mo, Sea-
ford, Sussex, April 27th, 1857, with addressed envelope and
2 portraits. Inlaid.
* To W. C. Bennett, acknowledging the receipt of a volume
of poems, and criticising his work in very interesting fashion:
" It is v*ual in such cases to say what we do like, and not what
we don't like; but I presume a sufficient balance in you to
hear both," etc.
350. MILLET (JEAN FRANCOIS, celebrated French
painter: 1814-75). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo [July 13, 1851]. To
Monsieur Sensier, telling him that until the present time he
has not had a minute to retouch the forest drawing. With
6 portraits. 7 pieces (5' inlaid).
351. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. L., Signed with
initials. 4 pp. 18mo. [July 11, 1848]. To W. C. Bennett,
mentioning Mrs. Browning and literary matters. Addressed
envelope, portrait, and view. 4 pieces.
352. MITFORD (MARY RUSSELL). A. L., Signed with
initials. 8 pp. 18mo, Swallowfield, August 18th, 1854. To
Bayard Taylor; a very interesting letter on literary matters.
2 portraits, all inlaid.
353. MOLITOR (GABRIEL, Napoleon's General, Marshal
of France; had a part in the victories of Eckmuhl, Essling
and Wagram). A. L. S., to the Count de Cessac, Minister of
War, referring to the acquittal of a deserter. 1 p. 4to (pasted
on card board). Macon, Febr. 2, 1809. With 5 engraved
portraits. 6 pieces.
354. MOLTKE (HELMUTH K. B. VON, Prussian Field
Marshal : 1800-91) . Official L. S., 1 p. folio. Berlin, Febr. 17,
1851; Autograph signature "Graf Moltke Feldmarshall" on
a visiting card; 1 portrait, and several illustrated cuttings
from newspapers and magazines. Together 24 pieces (2 in-
355. MOMMSEN (THE ODOR, German Historian).
A. L. S., 3 pp. 12mo. July 20, 1902.
* Unaddressed. A most interesting letter regarding the
relations of Germany with England, reading in part: " Be-
sides not having the slightest inclination to see myself dragged
into the great political conflict of opinion, I am influenced
. . . T)y my intimate regard for our English connections."
356. MOORE (GEORGE). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Lond.
May 8th, 1894. 3 portraits. 4 pieces, inlaid.
* To "Dear Mr. Stoddard, " reading in part: "Besides
I have determined to do no business with America except
for ready money. I will submit no MS. and will not publish
on a royalty. ' '
357. MOORE (THOMAS, British Poet). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to, n. p., Sept. 3, 1818. To Mr. Power, in regard to the sign-
ing of a certain document. With 4 engraved portraits, in-
cluding one by W. H. Watt after Newton. Together 5 pieces,
* The letter mentions Sir John Stevenson who wrote the
music of the ' ' Irish Melodies. ' '
358. MOORE (THOMAS). ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANU-
SCRIPT of a large portion of "The Epicurean," show many
changes from the text as printed. Portrait. 128 pp. 12mo, in
green levant morocco, gilt, by Riviere.
* The manuscript begins with the second page of chapter
7 r>r>(\ runs to the end of the tale with only two pages
359. MORE (HANNAH). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Barley
"Wood, Jan. 10, 1810. Calling to the attention of the editor
two cases of misrepresentation or false quotation in "The
Review." A. L. S. of Mary Froud writing for Hannah More,
3 pp. 4to. Barley Wood, June 9, 1824. With a portrait. To-
gether 3 pieces.
360. MORE (HANNAH). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Barley
Wood, Jan. 25, n. y. Portraits engraved by Heath, W. Finden,
and Halbert. 4 pieces, inlaid.
* To Robert Somton, refusing to accept any money and
concluding: "/ have had a winter of host intense suffer-
ings. ' '
361. MOREAU (JEAN VICTOR, one of the greatest
French Generals of the Revolution; lived for some time in
New Jersey). Official L. S., to General Lecourbe. 1 p. 8vo
(pasted on cardboard). Armee du Rhin, Quartier General de
Wiiblingen, 27 Floreal. With 6 portraits, including the fine
;uid scarce full length one engraved by Lefevre after Le Dru,
and one on horseback. 7 pieces (2 inlaid).
*A very interesting letter. "/ inform you, dear General,
that the enemy having concentrated on Ulm the greatest part
of its forces, I am forced to have him attacked by generals
St. Suzanne and St. Cyr, to make him go back in its intrenched
camp and to have him give up its position on the heights. 1
will have this attack supported by the reserve corps, placed so:
Generals Bichepaude and Leclerc near Ulm," etc. (Transla-
362. MOREAU (JEAN VICTOR, French General).
A. L. S., to Mr. Villanueva at Philadelphia, or financial matter.
1 p. 4to. Morrisville (N. J.), Sept. 20, 1809. With 9 fine
engraved portraits, one by Bellinger, and a printed biographi-
cal sketch. 10 pieces (inlaid).
363. MORGAN (LADY SYDNEY, Novelist). A. L. S.;
2 pp. 4to. March 8, 1816, Kildare Rents. To John Bar-
wis, on social affairs. Another 3 pp. 12mo, William St.,
Lowndes Sq., Saturday, n. d. To Mr. Macready. With 3
engraved portraits. Together 5 pieces.
364. MORGAN (LADY SYDNEY). A. L. S,, 3 pp. 8vo,
Sept. 10th, 1830. To Mr. J. Reading. Fine literary letter,
mentioning Campbell, Colburn the publisher, North, Mur-
ray, and others. 3 portraits. 4 pieces, all inlaid.
365. MORIER (JAMES J., English Traveller and Author).
A. L. S., 1 p. 16mo, Friday, n. y. Portrait. 2 pieces, both
366. MORRIS (WILLIAM). A. L. S., 1 pp. 8vo. South-
wold, Suffolk, August 18, 1868. To Bayard Taylor (?) re-
gretting being unable to meet him in town. With an
etched portrait by Hollyer. Together 2 pieces, inlaid.
367. MORRIS (WILLIAM). A. N. S., 1 p. 8vo. Kelm-
scott House, Hammersmith. June 24, n. d. Not addressed.
368. MORTON (JOHN MADDISON, English Dramatist).
Manuscript Comedietta in One Act. "After the storm,
comes a calm!" 32 pp. 4to, bound in buckram, with a
photograph of the author as frontispiece.
* A very interesting and amusing little play.
369. MULOCK (DINAH M. CRAIK). A. L. S., H pp.
18mo [March 29, 1869). To Mrs. Howitt, regarding her
baby, work, etc. With addressed envelope; inlaid.
370. MULOCK (DINAH M.). ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH
MANUSCRIPT " How She Told a Lie " by the author of " John
Halifax Gentleman." 21 pages, 12mo, cloth.
371. MUNSTER (GEORGE FITZCLARENCE, EARL
OF, eldest son of King George IV and Mrs. Jordan). A.L.S.,
to Captain Maryatt of the Royal Navy. 2^ pp. 4to. [March
26, 1835]. On Eastern antiquary matters and literature.
372. NAPIER (SIR W. F. P., Soldier and Historian).
A. L. S., 3 pp. 12mo, Guernsey, Aug. 9th, 1847; A. L. S.,
3 pp. 12mo. No place or date. 2 pieces.
Wednesday Afternoon, March 24, 1915, at 2:30 o'clock
NAPOLEON AND HIS FAMILY.
373. BONAPARTE (CHARLES, Father of Napoleon,
assisted Paoli in defending Corsica against the French).
Fragment of a letter containing his autograph subscription
and signature. With 4 engraved portraits.
374. BONAPARTE (MARIA LETZIA RAMOLINO,
mother of Napoleon, 1750-1836). L. S., " vostra buona
mama." 1 p. 8vo, Rome, December 29, 1820. Probably
addressed to one of her grandsons, thanking for the good
wishes sent on New Year's day and asking for news. In
French. With 4 engraved portraits.
375. NAPOLEON (1769-1821). L. S., to Marshal Grouchy.
1 p. 4to, Becheukowitschy, July 26, 1812. With a small
* A very interesting letter dealing with the Russian campaign.
" ... The cavalry yesterday covered itself with glory near
the village of Ostrowo; it took 800 prisoners, 12 guns, and cov-
ered the battlefield with dead. The Hussars of the Russian
Guard have lost about 300 men. I am going to start in about
an hour to go to the front. If the enemy is awaiting with its
army we will attack the day after to-morrow, 28. and will give
battle. I have sent a brigade of light cavalry to support you.
Unite yourself with us on Witepsk, and take care that the com-
munications with the Prince of Eckmuhl be rapid . . . "(Trans-
376. NAPOLEON. Official L. S., " Bonaparte," with 11
lines of corrections and additions in his autograph. H page
folio. Quartier General de Milan, 20 Frimaire, Year V.
Addressed to the "Congres d'etat."
* This interesting document begins: "Jene vois aucun in-
convenient, Citoyen, a ce que vous envoyez des deputes a la Fe-
deration de Reggio. L,' union despatriotes feut leur force; je suis
bien aise de saisir ces circonstances pour detruire des bruits
repandus par la malveillance." If Italy desires to be free, con-
tinues Napoleon, it is not sufficient that the different States re-
unite, it is necessary, before everything else, to tighten the
bonds of fraternity, etc. The letter is signed by Bonaparte as
General in Chief of the Army of Italy.
377. NAPOLEON. N. S., 1 p. 4to, Paris, April 24, 1815.
Addressed to Carnot, Minister of the Interior, asking for a
Report on the Lyceums of France, especially that of Rouen.
* Particularly interesting, as it was written during the One
NAPOLEON AND HIS FAMILY Continued.
378. NAPOLEON. D. S., " Bonaparte," on vellum. Obi.
folio. Paris, 27 Floreal, Year XI. "Brevet d'honneur"
in favor of a certain Denis Francois Vuillimin, who at the
passage of the Li mate, near Zurich, accompanied only by a
corporal and 3 sappers, captured 2 guns, 3 ammunition boxes,
and 2 Russian officers. Signed as First Consul. With 27
portraits of Napoleon engraved by Mtiller, Philipeaux,
Pigeot, Allen, Thelott, Lacoste, etc., and 6 views of Long-
wood, House of Elba, Funeral of Napoleon, 1814, and Death
of Napoleon. 34 pieces.
379. BEATJHARNAIS (JOSEPHINE, first wife of Napo-
leon, 1763-1814). A. L. S., "Veuve Beauharnais." 1 p.
8vo, Fontainebleau. 21 Brumaire (no year). ToM. Vautier,
the youDg architect, telling him that it is in part his fault if
he has not received the money he asked, and that it is now
necessary to wait for her return to Paris. With leaf of
address, accompanied by 13 portraits of Josephine, en-
graved by Rados (full length), Godefroy, etc. 14 pieces.
380. BEAUHARNAIS (ALEXANDRE, VICOMTE DE,
first husband of Josephine and grandfather of Napoleon III,
1760-94). A. L. S., 1 p. small 4to, Paris, July 16, 1791. In
reference to the placing of some affairs before the Military
Committee. With an engraved portrait.
* Very scarce autograph.
381. MARIE LOUISE, Second wife of Napoleon (1791-47),
A. L. S. to Prof. Ferrari, 2 pp. 12mo, Sala, September 27,
1836. With addressed envelope and wax seal.
* Sending him a ring brought from Vienna as a souvenir and
a token of affection and esteem, etc.
382. MARIE LOUISE, L. S., on vellum. Obi. folio,
Tuileries, Dec. 15, 1811. Signed also by Cardinal Fesch as
Great Almoner of the Empire. In reference to the Society
of Maternal Charity. With 21 portraits of Marie Louise,
engraved by Rahl, Miller, Mansfeld (aquatinta), Bollinger,
Rosmoesler, etc. 22 pieces.
383. FESCH (CARDINAL JOSEPH), half-brother of
Letizia Ramolino, Napoleon's mother (1763-1839). L. S.,
1 p. 4to, Rome, July 26, 1814. Mentioning ' ' Madame Mere,"
who is going to the Island of Elba. With 2 engraved por-
traits. 3 pieces.
384. NAPOLEON II (The Duke of Reichstadt, son of
Napoleon I and Marie Louise: 1811-32). Autograph manu-
script. 2 pages 4to from one of his school books of exer-
cises, containing two letters, one in French, with corrections
by Barthelemy, his teacher of French; and one in Italian,
with corrections by Foresti, his teacher of Italian. With 13
portraits engraved by Scriven, Clerici (full length), Gaucher
(full length), Beyer, etc. 14 pieces.
* RARE AUTOGRAPH. With counter leaf, on the back of which
is the following autograph statement signed by I. B. Foresti,
NAPOLEON AND HIS FAMILY Continued.
the Italian teacher of the unfortunate Duke: "Ce cdhier a
ete ecrit, depuis la premiere ligne jusqu'a la derniere, parfeu
Monseigneur le Due dc Reicbstadt. On appergoit dans Ics com-
positions franqaises les corrections inserees par Monsieur le
Professeur de Barthelcmy. II y a aussi dcs corrections faites
par moi meme dans les pages ecrites en itahen."
385. GEORGES-WEMMER (MLLE. MARGUERITE, cel-
ebrated French actress; loved and admired by Napoleon).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo. April 13 [without place and year].
Referring to theatrical matters.
386. GEORGES-WEMMER (MLLE. MARGUERITE). A.
L. S., 2 pp. 8vo [n. d.]. Probably written late in her life.
387. GEORGES-WEMMER (MLLE. MARGUERITE). A.
L. S., 2 pp. 8vo [n. d.]. Probably written late in her life.
With 2 portraits. 3 pieces.
389. WALEWSKI (COUNT FLORIAN A. J. OOLONNA,
natural son of Napoleon and Countess Walewska of Poland,
1810-68). A. L. S. 1 pp. 12mo [n. d.].
390. BEAUHARNAIS (EUGENE NAPOLEON, Prince of
Eichstadt, Viceroy of Italy; son of Josephine). L. S., 1 p.
4to, Milan, March 1, 1810. To the Minister of War, send-
ing a report on the nominal state of the Generals and
Officers of the Army of Italy.
391. BEAUHARNAIS (EUGENE NAPOLEON, Prince
of Eichstadt). A. N. S., 1 p. 4to, Valvasone, Oct, 26, 1813.
To General Vignolle, his chief of staff, ordering him to
have all of the boats of the Livenza sent to Sacile. With
7 portraits engraved by Schule, Adams after Gerard (etched
proof), etc. 8 pieces.
392. AMELIA AUGUSTA OF BAVARIA (PRINCESS,
wife of Prince Eugene Napoleon: 1788-1851). A. L. S., 2
pp. 8vo, Dieppe, July 30, 1842. To Chevalier Planat de
La Faye, congratulating him on his improvement in health,
and thanking him for his advice in regard to her health.
*".../ am touched by what you say about my son and the
letter which he has written to you. He too is good! What
misfortune that his destiny places him so far from me. . . .
Perhaps it is better; he is happy, and at present only I am
suffering ..." (Translation.)
393. AMELIA AUGUSTA OF BAVARIA (PRINCESS,
wife of Eugene Napoleon). A. L. S., 1 pp. square Svo,
Munich, Nov. 5, 1825. To her son-in-law, Oscar I, King of
Sweden. With 4 portraits engraved by R. Cooper, Adam
after Gerard (full length, etched proof), etc. 5 pieces.
* A very interesting letter. " Your letter of congratulation
for the marriage of my daughter Eugenie, reached me in tears,
if i.f necessary a superhuman force to support the misfortunes,
which accumulate on my head,- in 10 months to loose a husband
who was all for me and an adored father, is too much ! ...
What would happen to my little orphans without me / IV lien
I question myself on this, my blood freezes in the veins ..."
NAPOLEON AND HIS FAMILY Continued.
394. BONAPARTE (JOSEPH, King of Spain, brother of
Napoleon: 1768-1844). A. N. S., 1 p. 4to, Paris, 9 Floreal,
year 8. Sending two bills of 500 livres each.
395. BONAPARTE (JOSEPH, King of Spain, brother
of Napoleon: 1768-1844). Letter subscribed and signed
"Joseph Comte de Survilliers." 1 p. 4to, New York, 13
July, 1820. To Messrs. LeRoy Bayard & Co., empowering
them to transfer $4,800, 3f c United States Bonds, bought
on his account by Mr. Hope. With 12 portraits engraved
by Noel, Torchiana (full length), etc. 13 pieces.
396. BONAPARTE (MARIE JULIE CLARY, wife of
Joseph Bonaparte. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Paris, 3 Ventose, year
XI. To the Minister of Finances, recommending a certain
397. BONAPARTE (MARIE JULIE CLARY, wife of
Joseph Bonaparte). L. S., 1 p. 4to, Paris, Dec. 23, 1809.
To the Minister of Finances, recommending Mr. DeFavet
of Turin for the place of administrator of salt and tobacco
in that city. With 2 engraved portraits.
398. BONAPARTE (LUCIEN, Prince of Canino, younger
brother of Napoleon: 1775-1840). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Tus-
culum (Frascati), Aug. 7, 1809.
* To his mother. "I am writing from Tusculum, where I
have arrived without passing through Rome. Will remain
here and in my lands of Roccapriora for 15 days to put every-
thing in order. The Ruffinela is very pretty since you have
inhabited it together with us." (Translation.)
399. BONAPARTE (LUCIEN, Prince of Canino). A.L.S.,
1 p. 4to, London, May 6, 1836. To his lawyer in Paris, ^on
business matter. With wax seal.
399A. BONAPARTE, LUCIEN, Prince of Canino. D. S.,
as Minister of the Interior. 2 pp. folio. Paris, 17 Messidore,
year IV. Referring to transactions in wheat. With 6 por-
traits engraved by Torchiana (full length), and others. 7
400. BONAPARTE (ALEXANDRINE, second wife of
Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to,
Musignano. June 19, 1835. To Monsignor Manari, Judge
of the Civil Court in Rome, complaining of her sickness
401. BONAPARTE (ALEXANDRINE, second wife of
Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino). A. L. S., 3 pp. 8vo,
Musignano, February 23, 1840.
* To M. Charles Paillet, honorary commissary of the Musee
Royal at Paris. "I am writing to let you know that I have
stipulated an assignment made by my sons of their rights to the
succession of their deceased father of dear and illustrious
NAPOLEON AND HIS FAMILY Continued.
[W402. BONAPARTE (CHARLES LUCIEN J. L., Prince
of Canino (1803-57), eldest son of Lucie Bonaparte, nat-
uralist). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Rome, June 11, 1837. To the
Librarian of the Grand Duke of Tuscany, introducing M.
Labouchere, his friend. With a portrait. 2 pieces.
403. BONAPARTE (ZENAIDE, daughter of Joseph
(1801-54); wife of Charles Lucien, Prince of Canino).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Rome, May 2, 1845.
* A very interesting letter. "... 7 do not know how M.
Stalling dares to write that F*rince Lucien has remained always
separated from the imperial family, he . . . whom his brother
Napoleon recalled and found in the days of danger ..."
(Translation.) Together is a manuscript biographical note
referring to the Bonaparte family, which the Princess was
sending together with the letter.
404. BONAPARTE (PIERRE NAPOLEON, fourth son
of Lucien: 1815-81). A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo. March 22 [with-
out place and year]. In reference to the sale of a horse.
405. BONAPARTE (ELISA, sister of Napoleon; Princess
of Lucca and Piombino; married Felice Baciocchin). A.L.S.,
1 p. 4to. Piombino, April 12, 1808. To her brother Lucien,