Letter from Charles de Rouvenat de La Rounat, aka Charles de La Rounat, (1818-1884) to Hugo

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Autograph letter to Hugo thanking him for the volume he had sent the writer and for his generous acknowledgment of the lines La Rounat had written about Hugo's speech at Sainte-Beuve's reception into the Académie Française.

La Rounat was a French playwright, novelist and journalist. He directed the Théâtre de l'Odéon from 1856 to 1867, and from 1880 to 1884.