Autograph letter to Deschanel from Charles Hugo asking him to find out what has happened to [H. Cappellemans?], with a note in the hand of Victor Hugo reinforcing his son's plea. Hugo adds that he broke the seal of the letter - "like Bonaparte's police" - in order to add these lines.
Written at Marine Terrace, Jersey.
Bought from Loliée on 23 October 1964 for 140 francs.