Octavo. 2 pp. of a bifolium. Dated London, June 13, 1914. In black ink. On stationery with "Gerrard 4343. Savoy Hotel, London." printed at head. In English.
With original autograph envelope, ca. 110 x 165 mm.
Caruso thanks Garlichs for a substantial cash advance for the Metropolitan Opera's 1914-1915 season. He tells him when his season at Covent Garden will close.
"Many thanks for all informations and for the receipt of the Columbia Bank of N.Y. in wich you have deposit in my account $9000 rapresenting the advance that your Co owes me in account season 1914/15... My season here will be over at the 30th of this month and I will go in Italy. Please accept my best regards and excuse my Englisch."
Very slightly worn; creased at central fold; occasional light smudging of ink, with no loss to text. Envelope slightly worn, soiled and stained; remnants of adhesive black paper mount to verso.
Caruso appeared in 29 performances with the Metropolitan Opera in their 1914-15 season, including productions of Carmen, Pagliacci, La Gioconda, and Aida.
Price: $600.00 other currencies