MEUSE. 5 documents. - War of 1870]. 2 handwritten... - Lot 170 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay

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MEUSE. 5 documents. - War of 1870]. 2 handwritten... - Lot 170 - Conan Belleville Hôtel d'Ainay
MEUSE. 5 documents. - War of 1870]. 2 handwritten documents: interesting draft of a letter written from Verdun. "I left Paris on the 15th [August] at 11 o'clock in the evening, and I arrived in Verdun on the 16th at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. When I got off at the station, I found the Emperor there, who had arrived a few minutes before. S.M. told me to wait in Verdun for the evil Bazaine who would arrive the day after tomorrow [...] " (Verdun, August 20, 1870). And telegraphic dispatch from Montmédy: "Railway and telegraph wires cut at Joppécourt by Prussians. Alert Longuyon false, no Prussians" (Montmédy, August 21, 1870). - 3 miscellaneous letters: letter from Dom Pierre Toussaint "Benedictine religious of the abbey of Beaulieu en Argonne" (1786, handing in his resignation as chaplain of the Lafère regiment to devote himself fully to his congregation), letter from Chambeau (Montmédy 1732, giving genealogical information on the Thiébault de Montmédy family, 2 pp. in-4), letter from Louis Bertrand (1915).
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