Documents associated with: Académie Carmen, JW's visits
Record 5 of 8
System Number: 08510
Date: [25 November 1898]
Recipient: William Heinemann
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS
Perhaps it was the view - for the garden the other evening looked very much of a lovely Nocturne in Blue & Silver! -
But the place itself too - I was pleased with it -
The only thing I know nothing about, is the health side of the question - and the comfort -
Into this you will probably have looked yourself - This morning I was prevented getting across the water but tomorrow I must manage it once more for you - Though I promised to be at the Academie at 9! - -
As to the success of that now famous [p. 2] Establishment, it is simply stupendous!!
More about it directly -
If I think still well of the appartement, I will wire "Sunlocks, pleased" but I wish you had some wiser person to take the responsibility -
Enclosed the letter - all right -
You will see that I have just altered "steeped themselves in crime" to "plunged into crime", which is sharper - quicker - and lighter
So that's all right -
Did you ask Mr. Good about my "associated"? -
1. [25 November 1898]
Dated in another hand below the text on p. 2.
The Académie Carmen, which was supported by JW, and at which he taught at intervals.