December 31, 1859 A complex letter to the Editor of the London News is included, from Hugo.  Here are two sentences from that letter:  “It is possible that the execution…

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1859 Brown, John Hugo, Victor

August 8, 1851 In a letter to Maria Weston Chapman, Hugo speaks strongly against slavery: “Slavery in the United States! It is the duty of this republic to set such…

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