Autograph letter to Edelman saying that Hugo is looking forward to meeting him.
Written at Vianden, Luxembourg, where Hugo fled after his expulsion from Belgium for having criticized the repression of the Commune of Paris.
Edelman is unidentified. According to the postmark, he lived in Gent, Belgium.
Bought from Ulrico Hoepli on 17 April 1963 for 191.95 lira, with a letter of Marcel Proust (this price, found in the accession catalogue, is likely to be incorrect).