Letter from Thomas Manning, Chateau de Serrant, France, 7 June 1803

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Letter from Thomas Manning to William Manning from Chateau de Serrant. He writes that he is prisoner in Serrant as the order has been sent for him to be detained. But he would rather be detained with his friends than a prisoner in Paris. He states: "Everybody in French detests the war". Handwritten, 2 sides. Dated 7th June, 1803