Letter from Jacques-Germain Chaudes-Aigues (1814-1847) to Hugo

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Autograph letter to Hugo asking when the writer could introduce to him a friend of Prince Louis Napoleon's called Lombard who, whilst in prison for his part in the Boulogne expedition, had become a fanatical admirer of Hugo's works.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Chaudes-Aigues was a French man of letters, journalist and critic.