However, at the Kuznetsky Most and other shopping areas were closed shops of foreigners who have gone along with the French. Rostopchin ordered them to seal and requested permission in St. Petersburg on the confiscation of goods for resale. In November, the goods were confiscated, but sales began not immediately. For example, a notice of the sale of goods from stores adviser Napoleon Marie Rose Aubert-Chalme appeared in the "Moscow News" in May 1813. By the time of the property is little left - with the sale of rescued only about 35 thousand rubles, but after the departure of the French product had reputedly half a million in the shop. The store Ober Chalme considerably livelier himself Chief of Police Ivashkin: his wife when inventory items asked her husband, "How, dear, if you can?" And the one she graciously allowed: "You can, you can," after which she put liked to side ( it is the story mentions indignantly Maria Volkova has in a letter to Barbara Lansky on December 17, 1812). At the auction, by the way, it was sold "Bonaparte copper bust", for which someone has not regretted 102 rubles.
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