Letter from Bernard de Rennes to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo by Bernard, general prosecutor, describing the result of an interview with Mr. Pécourt, avocat général [assizes prosecutor], before the meeting of the Court to consider the verdict of the Tribunal de Commerce concerning Hugo's law-suit against the Théâtre Français. Pécourt thinks that the damages awarded to Hugo by the Tribunal are too high.