Letter from [possibly Louis-Stanislas] Godefroy to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo asking him to put before the President of the Assemblée Législative a petition for the repeal of the law putting an excise tax on serialized novels.

On a professional headed paper of La Société des gens de lettres.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Godefroy was the agent général of the Société des gens de lettres, an important literary association.