Letter from Hermione Quinet, née Ghikère Asaky (1821-1900) to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo expressing thanks for a copy of La légende des siècles.

Bought from Privat on 18 December 1962 for 60 francs.

Quinet was the daughter of Georges Assaki, an Armenian poet, and wife of Edgar Quinet (1803-1875), historian and politician, exiled between 1851 and 1870.