Letter from Alfred Joseph Xavier Michiels, aka Jules Perrier, (1813-1892) to Hugo

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  • Reference
      GB 133 VMH/1/402
  • Dates of Creation
      8 Jan 1841
  • Physical Description
      1 letter (1 sheet)  The borders of the letter are torn on several places.

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo in which the writer thanks him for the ode which Hugo had sent him and says that he will call soon to introduce his friend l'Inconnu (pseudonym of Eugène Pelletan) of La Presse, to whom Hugo had written such a flattering letter.

Michiels was a Belgian art historian and man of letters. He notably wrote a patriotic Histoire de la peinture flamande depuis ses débuts jusqu'en 1864. He obtained the French nationality in 1848.