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Daily reports of the Napoleonic Wars

Daily reports of the Napoleonic Wars
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Historical and handwritten document (1815) with daily reports of the Napoleonic Wars from the first third of the 19th century; 59 pages described; written and dated in German on June 16, 1815; Author unknown; in the first part there are entries and notes on military-historical events of the Napoleonic wars, there are reports on "Napoleon Bonaparte", "Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher" and "General Lord Wellington" and the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815; many other places and names are also mentioned, cavalries and group size are also reported; in the second part there are old recipes (partly in Latin), spelling rules, prayers, calls and a chronological index in the character of a diary; the cover was made from pig leather and has a great dark patina; the sheets are made of handmade paper; Text written with pen and ink; some leaves are loose or have just been added; a very rare and historically valuable specimen from the time of Napoleon and from the perspective of the opponents; signs of wear commensurate with age (see photos); Writing partially faded, foxing; Dimensions: 11 x 15 cm
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