Holograph, signed, in black ink, and dated “Choisy-au-bac 17 Nov’bre 87.” On title page: “Pour le mariage de mon ami J. Léon.” Includes corrections and other markings throughout in hand of composer, primarily in black ink, with some in blue crayon.
Holograph in black ink, signed at end with initials. Includes corrections in hand of composer. In pencil on first page: “Lakme.” Opera duet for characters Gérald (tenor) and Frédéric (baritone) omitted from published scores; probably originally intended as insertion or substitution for passage in Act I, No. 3, Quintette et couplets.