Letter from Claudius Hébrard (1820-1855) to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo presenting him with a copy of the writer's first book Heures poétiques et morales de l'ouvrier and expressing enthusiastic admiration for Hugo's works.

Hébrard was a "poète ouvrier", a Literary movement of the 1840s during which craftsmen wrote poetry inspired by Christian-socialist thought.