Letter from Robert Hyenne to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo in which the writer accuses Thiers of filling what should be a Republican government with anti-Republican ministers. Hyenne urges Hugo to take the lead in denouncing this policy.

Written on a professional headed paper of La Démocratie du Midi.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Hyenne was a French journalist, editor-in-chief of the Radical newspaper La Démocratie du Midi. Victor Hugo dedicated a text to him, published in Œuvres complètes, Paris, Albin Michel, 1880-1926, p.243-244.