Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Meaux” in chapter 44 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
... of their inveterate enemies, and with what alacrity the mayor and other officials filled requisitions for wine, cheese, suits of livery, riding-whips, and even squab pigeons.
During our stay at Meaux the British Minister, Lord Lyons, endeavored to bring about a cessation of hostilities, to this end his sending his secretary out from Paris with a letter to Count Bismarck, offering to serve as medi...
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