Autograph Letter Signed ‘C.F.’, reflecting on what is likely to happen in 1884, Academy affairs,etc. In French. 4 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition. Paris-Passy, 31 December 1883. Alfred-Auguste Cuvillier-Fleury (1802 –1887), French historian and literary critic. In 1830 he published Documents historiques sur M. le comte Lavalette and edited the Mémoires of Lavalette’s daughter (and Cuvillier-Fleury’s lover), Joséphine de Lavalette. Although none of the works he published was reissued in his lifetime, his Correspondance avec le duc d’Aumale, as well as his Journal intime, remain important sources on the history of Orléanism.