Letter from Delbecq to Hugo

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VMH/1/151/2
  • Dates of Creation
      20 Sep 1843
  • Physical Description
      1 sheet  The second page is torn halfway down from the right-hand edge.

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo. Delbecq encloses a poem of his own, "La Fleur du tombeau", hoping to win the praise from Hugo that would ensure his appointment to a chair of poetry vacant at a college in his native Belgium.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.