30 GARD. ALAIS. Obligation de F300. black, olive. #6000. No 541. The region of Alais (today Alès), in the north of the Gard, was perhaps the most important coal area of southern France. The mines are all closed today, but the heritage is obvious to the visitor. This company mined also iron pyrites nearby.
Date: 25 January 1877
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