Manuscript letter informing Owen about a book on ancient witchcraft. Goupy wants to know if Owen or his friends would like to subscribe to printing it. Enclosed with the letter is a prospectus for the book.
Goupy asks Owen's opinion on the present war[Crimean War]. He believes it will not finish as quickly as the Emperor [Napoleon III] hopes it will. He says that the misery of the provinces is great but in Paris and the court one never danced so much.