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Address your letters there for the present. Three of my law school acquaintances are there. The house is about 2 squares from State House and half a dozen from Warren’s. ) case from which I expect to make all our fortunes. It would be splendid if there were something in it. I have been very brilliant for two days—& if this abnormal condition continues long enough may be able to discover some fine point. Send me the boy’s picture. Love to Fan & love & regards to the other St Louisians in proper proportion.

Dean Langdell tightened entrance requirements, upgraded the faculty, and, most importantly, introduced the case method of study, through which the evolution of the law and basic principles could be examined in a scientific manner. For LDB’s enthusiasm, see his article “The Harvard Law School,” Green Bag 1 (1889): 10–25. 3. Whereof the heart is full, etc. 4. Alfred Brandeis (1854–1928) throughout his life was to remain LDB’s closest friend. After a year at Washington University in St. Louis, Alfred entered into a business partnership with his father and went on to become a leading merchant and an influential citizen of Louisville.

9 (1880). 6. A novella of 1870 by Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse. 7. Alfred Nagel was the couple’s first child. 8. Henry I. D’Arcy was Nagel’s law partner. 9. Adele Taussig was the wife of Dr. William Taussig (see the next note); their daughter Jennie would marry LDB’s brother Alfred in 1884. 10. William Taussig (1826–1913), Jennie’s father, was an influential citizen of St. Louis and president of the St. Louis Bridge Company. Wehle April 1, 1879 St. Louis, Missouri Brandeis MSS DEAR OTTO: I delayed answering your letter principally because I wished to examine the 2 points of law you suggested before writing again & must, nevertheless, send this without having done so.

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