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Letters to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 1833-1847

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 34

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1-5: Letters received in England, 1829:

1. (fols. 1-2) T[homas] M[assa] Alsager. London [1 Jun ?].

2. (fols. 3-6) George Smart, two letters London, 20 Jun and 16 Jul.

3. (fols. 7-10) Alexander Johnston, two letters. London, n.d. and 1 Jul.

4. fols. 11-12) [L.T.?] Droop, two letters. Stamford Hill, 18 Jul, and '9 Love lace' 19 Jul.

5. (fols. 13-14 and 18) William Watts, Secretary of the Philharmonic Society. London, 21 Jul and 3 Nov 1829.

6-35: Letters removed from the Green Books after the index had been made:

6. (fols. 20-23) Karl Klingemann, London, 18-23 Jan 1833. Partly printed in Briefwechsel, ed. K. Klingemann (the younger), 1909, p. 107.

7. (fols. 24-25) K[arl?] Baermann. St. Petersburg, 2 Apr/21 Mar 1833. [P.S. in the hand of Heinrich Baermann].

8. (fols. 26-27) Rebecka Dirichlet. [Nov 1833].

9. (fols. 28-30) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Berlin, 6 Dec 1833.

10. (fols. 31-32) Karl Klingemann. London, 22 Apr 1834. Partly printed in Briefwechsel, p. 126.

11. (fols. 33-34) H[einrich] Baermann. Munich, 16 Sep 1834.

12. (fols. 35-38 b) Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Berlin, 28 Feb 1835. In Rebecka's hand, initialed by A.Mendelssohn Bartholdy

13. (fols. 39-55) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy. 7 letters. Berlin, 16 Mar 1835, 21 Jun 1836, 29 Aug 1836, 3 Sep 1836, 14 Sep 1836,1 Feb [1837], 19 May [1837].

14. (fols. 56-57) Dorothea Schlegel. [Jun 1837].

15. (fols. 58-64) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy, two letters. Berlin, 12 Jun and 22 Dec 1837.

16. (fols. 65-66) Ferdinand [Hiller]. Mailand, 26 Dec 1837.

17. (fols. 67-71) Rebecka Dirichlet and Fanny Hensel. Berlin, 30 Jan [1838]. [Fols. 70-71 dated 14 Feb. Cf. no. 19].

18. (fols. 72-74) A[nton] W[ilhelm] von Zuccalmaglio. Warschau, 8 Feb 1838.

19. (fols. 75-78) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy. 3 letters. Berlin, 14 Feb [1838], 13 Sep 1838 and 21 Aug 1839.

20. (fols. 79-80) J[ulius] L[udwig] Klee. Leipzig, 3 Nov 1838.

21. (fols. 81-84) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy, two letters. Berlin, 6 Jun 1840 and 1 Jul 1840.

22. (fols. 85-86) Fanny Hensel. Berlin, 3 Nov 1840. Incomplete. A note in blue pencil reads 'Der Schluss dieses Briefes 5 Seiten vorher', i.e. Green Book XII no. 119.

23. (fols. 87-91) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 3 letters. Berlin, 18 Nov 1840, 13 Jan 1841 and 17 Mar 1841.

24. (fols. 92-93) Cécile Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Leipzig, 15 [Apr] 1841.

25. (fols. 94-96) F[erdinand] David. Leipzig, 4 Aug 1841.

26. (fols. 97-98) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Berlin, 16 May 1842.

27. (fols. 99-100) Rebecka Dirichlet. [Berlin], 30 Apr 1842.

28. (fols. 101-102) Lea Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Berlin, 30 Nov 1842.

29. (fols. 103-106) Cécile Mendelssohn Bartholdy, two letters. Leipzig, 13 Dec 1842 and [Leipzig], n.d.

30. (fols. 107-108) H[ermann Kumbert] Neumann. Torgau, 26 Jan 1843.

31. (fols. 108-111) Cécile Mendelssohn Bartholdy, two letters. Frankfurt, [ca. Jun 1843],

32. (fols. 112-113) Der Ausschuss der Liedertafel zu Würzburg. 16 Jan 1845.

33. (fols. 114-115) Eduard Franck. Berlin, 4 Dec 1846.

34. (fols. 116-117) M[oritz Ernst Adolf] Naumann. Bonn, 4 Dec 1846.

35. (fol. 118) Jani?, note about harmony. Leipzig, 1 Nov 1835.

36-49 Letters removed from the Green Books before they were numbered:

36. (fols. 119-120) E[lisabeth] Jeanrenaud. 23 June 1836.

37. (fols. 121-122) Wilhelmine Schroeder Devrient. Dresden, 12 Mar 1841.

38. (fols. 123-129) Four letters from King Friedrich Wilhelm [IV, of Prussia]. Potsdam, 5 May 1842 (autograph); Sans Souci, 21 Oct 1844; Berlin, 27 Jun 1846; Schloss Grünewald, 3 Nov 1847, with autograph postscript.

39. (fols. 131-134) E[lisabeth] Jeanrenaud. 22 Oct 1847.

40-49: Ten letters from Robert Schumann:

40. (fol. 137) No place, no date.

41. (fols. 138-139) Dresden, 17 Jul 1845.

42. (fols. 140-141) Dresden, 24 Sep 1845.

43. (fol. 142) [Dresden, ca. 29 Sep 1845].

44. (fol. 143) [Dresden, before 3 Oct 1845]. Incomplete.

45. (fols. 144-145) Dresden, 9 Nov 1845.

46. (fols. 146-147) Dresden, 12 Dec 1845.

47. (fols. 148-149) Dresden, 18 Dec 1845.

47. (fol. 150) Dresden, 9 Feb 1846.

49. (fol. 151) Dresden, 27 Oct 1846.

Dates

  • 1833-1847

Extent

49 items

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 34

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Letters to F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy from the Wach collection (1-35) bought from Miss Wach of Wilderswil, 1950-60. Letters from the Benecke collection (36-49) bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973.

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