What is le Courrier des Etats-Unis?
On Saturday March 1,1828 the first issue of Le Courrier des Etats-Unis was published.The weekly newspaper was founded by Felix Lacoste and funded by Prince Joseph Bonaparte ,Napoléon’s older brother.The original Courrier des Etats -Unis ceased publication on December 25,1937. The editors of the new Courrier des Etats-Unis,without claiming any link with the original newspaper,will be guided by the principles of the founding editors,tolerance to all,betterment of mankind,and refraining from taking any positions in American politics.
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