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BONAPARTE CAROLINE: (1782-1839) Queen Consort of Naples 1808-15, wife of Joachim Murat. Younger sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. L.S., Caroline, one page, 4to, brown paper, 8th January 1821, to Count Thibaudeau, in French. Caroline Bonaparte expresses her trouble having been forbidden any contact with her correspondent and states in part `..I got comfortably used to our relationship, and I feel really sorry that I have to renounce to it. I don´t know what is the reason for such decision, because I never get involved in any intrigue..´ With blank address leaf with small area of paper loss as a result of the opening. Very small hole not affecting the signature, otherwise G £150-200 At the time of the present letter, Caroline Bonaparte is somehow in exile, at the Castle of Frohsdorf in Austria. Antoine Claire Thibaudeau (1765-1854) member of the Convention and prefect of Napoleon. Thibaudeau was a long-time close supporter of the Bonaparte family.

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Estimate €180 - €230Nov 22, 2018