Hugo, Victor (1802-1885)
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Hugo, Victor (1802-1885), Autograph letter signed, September 22nd, one page, recipient unknown, in French, excellent content concerning censorship and the press, 8vo, framed with portrait, (some fading and smearing). Text in full: Paris-Sept. 22nd/You think the press is free Madame; It is not, the state of siege is a censorship, the worse it is a censorship which instead of my pen is a sword, and where the pen makes a turn, the sword makes a hole, from this, so pleasure is Liberty? I'll send your letter to Mr. Veignoir and he will probably make commendations for you honorable valiant husband. I bow to your feet-All my homage/Victor Hugo.