handwritten pass (ticket)

Production date
1870-1871

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handwritten note in French: 'Government of national defense/In the name of the Republic/Give free passage and aid and protection as needed to Mr Augier, assistant first class to the Administration of the Government of national defense, government of Paris/The Chief of general staff.' The card was used by Alexis Albert Marius Augier to pass through the German lines surrounding Paris in 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War.
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Catalogue Number
2860/2
Associated Person and Role
Alexis Augier

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