NAPOLEON SENDS TROOPS TO BOULOGNE
(1769-1821, Emperor of France) and Hugues-Bernard MARET, (1st Duc de Bassano, 1763-1839, French Statesman, Diplomat and Journalist)
Clerk Written Document signed by Maret on behalf of Napoleon, to "My dear cousin"
ordering him to "give the command to the third batallion of the 24th light infantry regiment to provide a detachment of 125 men who will leave under the orders of a captain and a lieutenant in order to go to St. Malo and Granville where they will serve as a garrison for the fleet's ships which are in these two ports. This detachment, upon arrival at Boulogne, will be incorporated into the two batallions of the 24th light infantry regiment ...", 1 side 4to., St Cloud, "1st prairial of the twelfth Republican year", 21st May