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SIGMUND FREUD - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 05/11/1924 - HFSID 280145

Sigmund Freud signed this typed letter to his nephew, publicist Edward L. Bernays, in 1924 on his personalized stationery. In it, Freud discusses family finances and thanks Bernays for a case of coffee.

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SIGMUND FREUD
Sigmund Freud signed this typed letter to his nephew, publicist Edward L. Bernays, in 1924 on his personalized stationery. In it, Freud discusses family finances and thanks Bernays for a case of coffee.
Typed letter signed "Sigm". Pencil marks on page 2 in unknown hand. 2 pages, 5¾x8¾, 1 sheet, front and verso, on Freud's personalized stationery. May 11, 1924. In German, translated. In part: "Also in May, I lent you 150 dollars, so that your mother's assets with me are now 460 dollars. Thus, three further months are paid for. I would suggest that you send a larger amount of money here after these three months... The case of Washington Coffee arrived undamaged on 30 IV. I very much approve of you deducting the price for that upcoming royalties. I didn't expect the coffee to be so expensive, however, I received your book from Boni & Liveright. As a real American, I was very interested in it...". We believe that this letter was written to Edward Bernays, Freud's nephew, as it mentions sending money to an "Onkel [Uncle] Alexander". EDWARD L. BERNAYS ()1891-1995, born in Vienna, Austria) was an American publicist and the first publicist to incorporate Sigmund Freud's ideas on psychology into public relations and advertising. SIGMUND FREUD (1856-1939, born in Freiberg, Moravia, Austrian Empire, now Príbor, Czech Republic) was involved in the treatment of hysteria by hypnosis when he developed a method of treatment in which he replaced hypnosis by the free association of ideas, the basis of psychoanalysis. Lightly toned, soiled and creased. Random ink stains. Small piece missing from top left corner. Folded once and unfolded. Otherwise in fine condition.

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