Copy of Napoleon’s will up for auction in Paris
The frail Napoleon knew he was near his end as he penned his will, a document that requested his ashes be scattered along the Seine River’s banks.
The only known copy of this testament was to be sold by Paris’ Drouot Auction house on Wednesday.
The original is in France’s national archives. The copy, written by a close adviser, is expected to fetch 120,000 euros (USD 162,000).AP
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