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System Number: 06616
Date: [21 June 1893][1]
Author: Beatrix Whistler[2]
Place: Paris
Recipient: Stéphane Mallarmé[3]
Place: Paris
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W610
Document Type: AWS[4]


[Telegraph form (Fr.):]

Dear Monsieur Mallarmé -

Will you come tomorrow at 12 .o'clock. to breakfast? Jimmy wants to talk to you - and in the afternoon Mrs Story[5] is coming - and we think you would like to see her -

With our kindest regards to Madame and Madmoiselle [sic] Mallarmé[6]

Very Sincerely

Beatrix Whistler.

110 Rue du Bac.


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Envelope:

TÉLÉGRAMME [...]

'6380'
'[illegible]'

Monsieur Mallarmé -
Rue de Rome. 89,
En Ville.
PARIS
[printed stamp:] REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 50 / TELEGRAPHE
[postmark:] [PARIS?] RUE DU BAC / 21 JUIN [1893?]


Notes:

1.  [21 June 1893]
Dated from postmark, which is rather unclear.

2.  Beatrix Whistler
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

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

4.  AWS
The form is a Paris 'bleu'. The telegraph was published by Barbier, Carl P., ed., Correspondance Mallarmé-Whistler: Histoire de la grande amitié de leurs dernières années, Paris, 1964 [GM, A.28], no. 120, p. 211.

5.  Mrs Story
Ada Maud Story (1856-1932), née Broadwood [more].

6.  Mallarmé
Marie Mallarmé (b. 1835), née Gerhard, wife of Stéphane Mallarmé [more], and Stephanie Françoise Geneviève Mallarmé (1864-1919), later Mme Bonniot [more].