French letter arrives 220 years late

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letter mistakenly sent 1790 to the French village of Saix instead of another town called Seix will soon delivered to its proper destination, officials said.

The letter discovered 10 years when Saix's municipal archives were being sorted out, but it was put aside and again forgotten about until recently when Mayor Henri Blanc decided it should finally delivered.

letter was from authorities Paris informing the municipality that request to make Seix the chief town of their area was being refused.

Mayor Blanc said that June 5, local officials from Saix would drive 200 kilometres across southern France formally deliver letter to their counterparts in Seix.