The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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System Number: 08728
Date: 26 September [1877][1]
Author: Philip Richard Morris[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscripts Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 4/3
Document Type: ALS

Arts Club -

Sep 26 -

My dear Whistler

You know I have not done anything without your knowledge or tacit consent - so you cannot reproach me now for what you virtually consented to - I never will be other than your sincere friend

Phil Morris -

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1.  26 September [1877]
F. R. Leyland had commissioned Morris to paint P. R. Morris, Portrait of Frances Leyland (z69) (Merrill, Linda, The Peacock Room. A Cultural Biography, New Haven and London, 1998, pp. 279, 377), which was painted in 1877 and exhibited in 1878. JW's reply to this letter is undated (#12825).

2.  Philip Richard Morris
Philip Richard Morris (1833 or 1836-1902), painter [more]. The dispute is described in #12825.