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For 265 years, 104 letters written to French by their loved ones sat on a in a government building in the U.K. They were never opened, until . They were read for the first time in two and a half . The letters were on the French warship Galatée. The was captured by the British Navy in 1758 during the Seven Years' War of 1756-1763. The sailors on the Galatée were captured before they had time to open and read their . The letters were taken to London, where they were put in and forgotten about, gathering . An academic from Cambridge University said the letters were in an in London. He said many of were love letters.

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