1901 MADAGASCAR – ALGERIA…2nd FRENCH EXPEDITION 1895-1905.. [15149]

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1901 (Sep 13) Stampless envelope to Alger Mustapha endorsed Corps d’Occupation de Madagascar & cancelled blue Tanamarive cds & with blue circular Corps D’Occupation de Madagascar /Directeur /Du Service /De Sante hand stamp & on reverse another strike across flaps plus Marseille (14 Oct) transit & partial Mustapha/Alger arrival cds ……….Mail to anywhere other than France during this campaign is decidedly difficult ……..The 2nd Madagascar Expedition commenced 1 Mar 1895. A French colony was declared 6 Aug 1896 & a Pacification period continued until 1902 with scattered disturbances till 1905.

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