Documents associated with: Slater, Lucy
Record 8 of 8
System Number: 08754
Date: [31 December 1878]
Recipient: James Anderson Rose
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 4
Document Type: ALS
'Recd 31 Decr 1878'
THE WHITE HOUSE
First many thanks for the pretty little card! How kind in your way dear Rose to think of me other than as a great source of never ending trouble! -
Pray make my compliments to Mr Todd and say how pleased I shall be to dine with him on Monday the 7th. We will go together can we not? - The
Also he will arrange with you about any further steps in the Oetzman business -
I shall try hard to get on with the work and meanwhile will come to you whenever you send for me -
You know that I have given Levy £5 - 0 - 0 - the fiver I told you about on my first visit -
What a relief it will be when this [Burn?] is out! - Howell may perhaps get some money together but I can only work -
J A McN Whistler
1. [31 December 1878]
Dated from date of receipt, written at top of letter, in the hand of J. A. Rose.
3. 'Recd 31 Dec 1878'
Dated in the hand of J. A. Rose.
4. Mr Todd
Todd, a friend or employee of JW's solicitor, J. A. Rose.
Levy, probably an art dealer or money lender. The picture is unidentified.
Frederick Oetzmann & Co., pianoforte makers, to whom JW owed money. A writ setting out JW's debts to Oetzmann was filed by Dod and Longstaffe on 1 November 1878 (see #12025). See also further documents relating to this case, #12019, #12020, #12022, #12024.