Published On: Wed, Feb 17th, 2016

145-year-old letter, delivered by balloon, turns up in Australia


SYDNEY: A letter from a man to his mother flown out of Paris by hot air balloon during the Prussian siege in 1870 has turned up in Australia’s National Archives, which said Tuesday it was keen to discover the family’s fate.00700


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