From the Napoleonic Wars :
Promotion in Stormy Days
Saxony, Captain’s Commission by Frederick Augustus of, for Günther Karl Albrecht August Freiherr von Werthern, Lieutenant 1st class with the Prince Clemens Infantry Regiment. Handwriting on paper. Done Dresden October 6, 1807. Folio. 2 pp. on a double-sheet. With own-handed signature above large (remounted) paper seal.
Royal armorial watermark. – Armorial charge stamp upper left. – The usual folding traces not much visible since being soothed out widely. Mainly at two spots the sealing wax comes out on the upper side. – With signature of the clerk Carl Friedrich Benjamin K(?)ietsch. – Frederick Augustus the Just (1750-1827), first king of Saxony, was a longtime admirer and ally of Napoleon. This document only few month after accepting the royal dignity after the peace of Posen and joining the Rhine Confederacy.
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