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System Number: 03848
Date: [28 September 1892][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Stéphane Mallarmé[2]
Place: [Valvins?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M182
Document Type: ALS[3]


[butterfly signature]

De retour - pour vous -

Hotel du Bon Lafontaine -
Rue de Grenelle - 16

Quand venez vous dinez [sic] - (7. heures. 30) et causer du petit livre[4]?

Bien des choses à ces Dames[5] - Je vous plains à la campagne!


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Translation:

[butterfly signature]

The return address - for you

Hotel du Bon Lafontaine -
Rue de Grenelle - 16

When do you come to dine - (7.30 pm) and chat about the little book?

Best wishes to the ladies - I [?] you in the country!


Envelope:

à
Monsieur Stéphane Mallarmé
Valvins
par Avon
Seine et Marne
[stamp:] POSTAGE / 15 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
[postmark:] P[ARIS 3]4 / DES BATIGNOLLES / [8E 28?] / [S]EPT / 92
[postmark on verso:] AVON / SEINE ET MARNE / [1N?] 29 / [SEPT] / 92
[postmark on verso:] PARIS A LA ROCHE / [28] / SEP / 92


Notes:

1.  [28 September 1892]
Dated from postmark.

2.  Stéphane Mallarmé
Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), Symbolist writer and poet [more].

3.  ALS
Published in Barbier, Carl P., ed., Correspondance Mallarmé-Whistler: Histoire de la grande amitié de leurs dernières années, Paris, 1964 [GM, A.28], no. XCIX, p. 174.

4.  livre
Possibly Mallarmé, Stéphane, Vers et Prose; Morceaux Choisis ... [par] Stéphane Mallarmé, Paris, 1893.

5.  Dames
Marie Mallarmé (b. 1835), née Gerhard, wife of Stéphane Mallarmé [more], and their daughter, Geneviéve.