David J. Castleman letter to Mary Pride Jones, 18 April 1919
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museum, spending about two hours with us. A young fellow later took us thru the Palace de Justice, the largest building in the world and a masterpiece of art. This youngster, having learned that I was very anxious for a copy of "La Libre Belgique", offered to get me one and took us over to his home which was nearby. He couldn't locate one however, so he took us a few blocks further to a friends home. He introduced us to a dear little old lady & her daughter. They also searched for a copy but could not find one. The mother told me that if I'd return this evening at about 8 she'd surely have a copy for me. Am sending one to you. Take good care of it for it is one of the original. You no doubt have read of this remarkable little paper which did so much to keep up the fighting spirit for this wonderful little nation.