Letter from Alfred Bastide Vincent Marie Baron (1820-1892) to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo asking permission to stage Angelo for his benefit performance at the Porte St-Martin. He proposes to ask Beauvallet and Mesdames Dorval and Volnys to take the leading roles: other parts are to be played by the actors of the Odéon.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Son of the above. First trained as a sculptor, Baron later switched to acting. He was also the brother of Delphine Baron, lithographer and actress.