Letter from Alfred de Valois (1819-1888) to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo asking him to recommend to the Odéon theatre a verse play which he has just submitted and, also, to consider some of Valois' novels for serial publication in l'Evènement.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Valois was a French diplomat and writer. He started in diplomatic career in Guatemala in 1848, then moved to Poland, Germany, Brazil, and Argentina.