He would go on to participate in the Paris Commune of 1871; in 1872-75 he published the first French edition of Marx's "Kapital". - The present laissez-passer is issued by Ernest Desmarest, then Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Justice. He would serve as mayor of the 9th arrondissement of Paris in 1870/71 and was elected to the Conseil de la Commune, but resigned immediately (cf. Vapereau, Dictionnaire universel des contemporains, Supplement , p. 16). - On stationery with printed letterhead. Brownstained..