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Bulletin of the Grand Army

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Official printed bulletin of the French Grand Army, authentic, document. This three page document is approximately 8" x 9"  in size and is dated June 9, 1807. It contains very interesting details. These official bulletins were widely spread to the French citizenry informing them of important battles of the French Army as well as other military and political news.

The first page of the bulletin, issued by the printing house of Moronval, bears a handsome woodcut of the Grand Army, and is entitled "Official News Announcing the Arrival of His Majesty, the Emperor and King, in the City of Dantzick". This bulletin is noted as being an extract on the Moniteur.

The bulletin describes that the Emperor had arrived in Dantzick on June 1, and on his arrival had reviewed his troops. The scond and third pages print a letter sent by Napoleon from his imperial camp at Finkenstein, May 28, 1807. The letter is addressed to teh Archbishops and bishops of France on the occassion of the capture of Dantzick. Napoleon credits his victory to a special protection of Divine Providence.  

This untranslated, printed document is in good to very good condition, with overall light toning not affecting any of the wording. The pages are held together at the left margin affixed to a stock piece of paper.

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