Letter from Jean-Charles-Dominique de Lacretelle, aka Lacretelle le jeune (1766-1855) to Hugo

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Autograph letter to Hugo promising him the writer's vote in the election for membership of the Académie Française.

Lacretelle was a French historian, one of the first to write on the French Revolution (1824-6). He entered the Académie Française in 1811. He was the younger brother of Pierre Louis de Lacretelle, also an Academician.