Letter from Joseph Fioupon to Hugo

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Autograph letter to Hugo from Fioupon. Blandly recalling that he had hissed Le Roi s'amuse and criticised Hugo in Le Figaro, the writer requests the favour of tickets for the first performance of Marie Tudor. He hopes that Hugo will forgive his past critics.

At the back of the letter, there are some interesting notes from Hugo concerning the repartition of the theatre seats.

On the official headed paper of Le Figaro.

Fioupon was a French writer and journalist.