Letter from Amédée Louis Jacques Larrieu (1807-1873) to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo informing him that he will receive, through a London friend of the writer, 200 francs collected for the exiles by Leduc. Larrieu adds that he has had good news of Dulac, who is in Switzerland.

Written at St. Sauveur-Lez-Arras.

Marked 'r' (répondu) in Hugo's hand.

Larrieu was a winemaker from Bordeaux and a French politician. He was elected deputy in 1848-9, and sat among the Republicans. A fierce opponent to Napoleon III, he returned in the Assembly in 1869. He was appointed prefect of Bordeaux in 1870, but resigned to return in Parliament in 1871.