Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Castelnau” in chapter 34 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...ived it, but was translated by the telegraph operator at my headquarters, who long before had mastered the key of the French cipher:
Paris, January 10, 1867. French Consul, New Orleans, La. To General Castelnau , at Mexico.
Received your despatch of the 9th December.
Do not compel the Emperor to abdicate, but do not delay the departure of the troops; bring back all those who will not remain there.
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