Letter from Alfred, comte de Vigny (1777-1868) to Hugo

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      GB 133 VMH/1/563
  • Dates of Creation
      20 Apr 1828
  • Physical Description
      1 letter (1 sheet)  A strip of paper tape has been stuck on the centrefold.

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo asking him to "take up arms" again. Since La Muse Française has been closed, Vigny would like to found a new journal called La Réforme Littéraire, directed by the Triumvirate of Vigny, Hugo and Emile Deschamps.

Vigny was a French poet, novelist and playwright. He entered the Académie Française in 1845.