Letter from Rastoul to his wife

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to his beloved wife Juliette. The writer has been transferred to Fort Boyard, which he says it is a gloomy place. The day before, the Minister of Interior (Victor Lefranc, 1809-1883) had been to the Commission d'Amnistie (an amnesty commission for the political prisoners of la Commune) to enquire about the prisoners.

Written at Fort Boyard, Charente-Maritime.