Letter from Eugénie Niboyet, née Mouchon, (1799-1882) to Hugo

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Autograph letter to Hugo recommending Mme Darcey, who, has just cancelled her contract with the Odéon, for the role at the Théâtre Français which he has withdrawn from Mlle Maxine. The writer also asks Hugo to support Salvandy's recommendation of her own latest work for the Prix Montyon.

Niboyet was a French journalist, writer and feminist. She co-founded La Voix des Femmes (1848), a daily feminist newspaper.