Letter from Louis Bresillon to Hugo

Scope and Content

Autograph letter to Hugo praising the courage and perseverance of the writers of L'Avènement du peuple. He describes his own sufferings, persecution and imprisonment in the cause of liberty since the Revolution of 1848; and he asks Hugo if he could share in the editorial work of L'Avènement. He sympathises with Hugo's own anxieties in the present crisis.

Bresillon is unidentified.