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    TWO LETTERS FROM RENOIR TO ALINE CONFIRMING HIS SAFE ARRIVAL [LIKELY IN ALGIERS] AND HIS PLANS TO EXPLORE THE NEW COUNTRY

    THE RENOIR COLLECTION

    Autograph letter signed, one page [graph paper] that reads: My dear little one, I arrive in good health. I am going to put myself to work, after tomorrow I'll begin the rounds in order to know where to begin. I'll write you soon. Auguste. I tell you nothing of the country that I have just arrived in. Accompanied by a second autograph letter signed, one page [one sheet folded] that reads: My dear friend, I will take the boat Tuesday... I have beautiful weather and I can have two studies more. 1,000 francs in January. I embrace you, Auguste. My brother arrives here tomorrow. In case I move up my return, I will send a telegram to Chatou at Baron.


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    [letter on graph paper] Losses and creases [2nd letter] folds; inkblots; bottom edge not a clean cut

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    September, 2013
    19th Thursday
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