The letter was discovered during an excavation on the site of the old Becker mills on the border between Strasbourg and Illkriche-Graffenstaden: “At the beginning we were challenged by the family photos which attracted us and then in the middle relatively spared by the mouse bites, there was this letter almost intact, “says Adrien Vuillemin, operations manager at Archéologie Alsace.
“In her letter, the little girl says she wants a bicycle in the first place”
“In her letter, the little girl says that she wants a bicycle in the first place and also a carousel. She explains to Santa that she now knows how to write but that she could write even better with a bicycle,” he explains. -he.
The nephews and nieces of the author of the letter have been contacted. They should be able to see the letter by January. “The family took the news of this letter, they were all a little moved”, specifies Adrien Vuillemin. Archaeologists have chosen not to disclose the identity of the author before the family can consult the letter.