Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], 13 Ventose, to Citizen Botot, secretary to the Director Barras at the Luxembourg Palace, [ca. 1797-1799].

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Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], 13 Ventose, to Citizen Botot, secretary to the Director Barras at the Luxembourg Palace, [ca. 1797-1799].

Saying that yesterday she sent a memo to Barras, recommending citizen Pelleport to the Registers of the Town Dues, which she hopes he will endorse. (Note: Josephine was Barras's mistress before she married Napoléon, and Barras introduced her to Napoléon).

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Pierpont Morgan Library. Wrightsman Collection.

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Botot,

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Wrightsman, Charles B

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Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814,

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Born Marie Josephe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie on the island of Martinique, she was married to Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais in 1779. He was guillotined in 1794. She was introduced to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1795 and married him in 1796. He made her his empress in 1804, but divorced her in 1810. She retired to Malmaison, her country home, where she died in 1814. From the description of [Letters] / Josephine. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 171160047 ...