Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Napoleon's prose

These pages, written in Napoleon’s hand, are not on display in any museum. Property of Dr. Karpeles,Santa Barbara, California.  Dr. David Karpeles owns the world’s largest private collection of historical documents. Dr. Karpeles and his wife, Marsha, maintain twelve Karpeles Manuscript Museums around the country where they share their incredible documents and artifacts with the public. Among those documents are four pages of prose young Napoleon Bonaparte drafted in 1795.

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