A letter written in English by Napoleon Bonaparte was sold at a French auction for 325,000 Euros. The letter was a homework exercise Napoleon sent to an English teacher, and is dated March 9, 1816. It was sold at the auction house Osenat in Fontainebleau. It was purchased by the French Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Paris.
The letter was written after Napoleon’s defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, and while he was in exile at Saint Helena.