Letter from Hugo to Dr Pierre-Charles-Alexandre Louis (1787-1872)

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VMH/1/365
  • Dates of Creation
      27 Jul
  • Physical Description
      1 letter (1 sheet)  A hole and several tears have been repaired with see through tape.

Scope and Content

Autograph letter of condolence to Louis on the death of his child. Hugo adds that his son François-Victor, who cannot forget him, also tells his sorrow.

Written at Marine Terrace, Jersey.

Louis was the doctor of the Hugos and Juliette Drouet before Hugo left France in 1851.

Bought from A. Blaizot on 2 July 1963 for 464 francs with one letter to the Duchess of Abrantès and another to her Grandson.