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[Couzin?], Mattieu to Hermann [Suarez?] , 1870 December 10

 File — Box 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents To Monsieur Hermann [Suarez?] in Sète (formerly Cette) in the Hérault département (Mediterranean coast) from Mathieu [Couzin?], writing from “Parc de St. Maur." A description of the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War, with a lengthy description of accommodations. Mentions an Ernest and a Benoit but no surnames. 1870 Armée Française postmark by manned air balloon "par ballon monté."It's unclear how this letter came to be in the collection and with whom it might be...
Dates: 1870 December 10