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System Number: 09670
Date: 10 June 1889
Author: Pablo de Sarasate[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: New York Public Library
Call Number: E. G. Kennedy I/6b
Credit Line: Edward Guthrie Kennedy Papers / Manuscripts and Archives Division / The New York Public Library / Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
Document Type: ALS


Avec mille millions de remerciements pour le petit bijoux qu'il a bien voulu lui envoyer et qu'il conservera jusqu'à [p. 2] son dernier soupir.

E viva il gran fratello Fiaschini![2]

son bien dévoué et admirateur fanatique

P. de Sarasate

London 10 - 6 - 89 - .

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With a thousand million thanks for the little jewel that he has been kind enough to send to him and which he will keep to his last breath.

Long live the great brother Fiaschini!

His devoted and fanatical admirer

P. de Sarasate


1.  Pablo de Sarasate
Pablo de Sarasate y Navascues (1844-1908), violinist [more]. This note was written on his visiting card.

2.  Fiaschini!
An in-joke between JW and Sarasate; for further comment on this name, see #08136.