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System Number: 00479
Date: [2 May 1890][1]
Author: Stéphane Mallarmé[2]
Place: Paris
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler B259a
Document Type: ALS[3]


Paris

Vendredi soir

Cher ami

Voici des pièces; cette fois je crois la chose faite et vous avez probablement un télégramme.

C'est égal, la manifestation du 1er Mai a subi moins de difficultés préparatoires .. La main,

Votre

Stéphane Mallarmé


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Translation:

Dear friend,

Here are some papers; this time I think that the thing has been done and you will probably have a telegram.

It does not matter, the event of 1st May was subject to fewer preliminary difficulties... My hand,

Your

Stéphane Mallarmé


Notes:

1.  [2 May 1890]
This is written on the back of a note Mallarmé received from Paul Beurdeley (1842-after 1902), advocate at the Cour d'Appel, Paris [more], dated '2 Mai 1890' (#13325).

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. XXXV, p. 61.