Letter from Eugène Stourm to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo asking him to put before the Assemblée Nationale a petition from the Republicans of the Département de la Vienne for the repeal of the law of 31 May.

Written at Poitiers, on the headed paper of L'Echo de l'Ouest.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Stourm was a French socialist activist and thinker, disciple of Fourier and friend of Flora Tristan. He was also a journalist at L'écho de l'Ouest, and editor-in-chief of the Phalanx.