Autograph letter signed.
4to. 2 pp. With autogr. envelope.
Instructive letter to Otto E. Groh, refusing to set Groh's comedy "Baron Trenck" (which, however, he liked very much) into music and explaining his "inhibitions to attach my heart to an Austrian subject" after living in America for more than 15 years.
Blue ball pen; on headed paper; censor cancel.