Letter from Mathilde Brunoy to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo asking him to attend a performance of Lucrèce Borgia, in which she is to play the leading rôle, at Cherbourg. She is anxious to appear on the Parisian stage and hopes that Hugo's recommendation, after he has seen her act, may make this possible.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Written at Cherbourg.

Brunoy is unidentified. She does not appear in Lyonnet's Dictionnaire des Comédiens.