Autograph Letter Signed ‘Le Chevalier de Chatelain’ [to Percy Vernon Gordon De Montgomery] asking whether his correspondent will exchange his work ‘Hours of Sun and Shade’ for Chatelain’s ‘Fables Nouvelles’, hoping also that his correspondent will allow Chatelain to translate his poems (recently noted in The Echo). 2 pp. 8 x 5 inches, in good condition. London, 8 November 1856. Jean-Baptiste François Ernest de Chatelain (1801-76), republican author. Having settled in London in 1842, he published nearly fifty works, including Beautés de la Poésie Anglaise (5 vols., 1860-72) and Rambles through Rome (1852).