- ARIEGE. 1802. LETTER POST. Opinion of BRUN, Prefect of the department of Ariège, to the Mayors - FOIX, 8 Germinal, year 10 (March 29, 1802) - "... All petitions and memoirs ... must be on stamped paper ... You must warn them and remember yourself, that all letters and parcels addressed to me without being taped and countersigned on the tape, are in the case of being taxed by the Director of the Post Office ...". - Printed in Foix, at Pomiès l'ainé.Poster (47 x 37) State B.