Letter from François-Adolphe Chambolle (1802-1883) to Hugo

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Autograph letter to Hugo acknowledging receipt of a copy of Le Rhin. Chambolle recalls with deep gratitude a service rendered to him by Hugo ten years ago in getting into print the expression of a noble anger.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Chambolle was a French journalist and politician, Orleanist deputy (1838-1851), founder of the newspaper L'Ordre in 1849. He retired from politics after Napoleon's coup in 1851.