Long and eloquent letter from Wagner to his friend August Roeckel. Wagner expresses his ideas on subjects such as freedom, truth, love, and nature, and how he has tried to demonstrate these ideas in DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN and its characters. At the end of the letter, Wagner mentions the productions of TANNHÄUSER and LOHENGRIN, and his success in Boston.
Archive/Manuscript — 1 item : vellum : 34 cm x 62 cm
Conferral of protection (upon payment of the usual fee) for the Jew, Araon Meier, and his wife and children, for his journey to Lichtenfels, about 30 miles north of Bamberg. He is not to be given any trouble or be burdened by anyone.