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System Number: 10532
Date: [July 1878/September 1879][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Welbore St. Clair Baddeley[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Prints and Photographs Division
Document Type: PLc[3]

The White House
Chelsea Embankment.

My dear Baddeley -

I am greatly flattered at the compliment you pay me in proposing to dedicate a work of yours[4] to me - and of course I shall be only too charmed -

Always sincerely yours

J. McN. Whistler

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1.  [July 1878/September 1879]
Dated from address.

2.  Welbore St. Clair Baddeley
Welbore St Clair Baddeley (1856-1945), traveller, amateur archaeologist, and writer [more].

3.  PLc
Copy made by Anderson Galleries, New York, 19 April, 1921. Original sold in Smith sale, lot 373. It was described as '1 page. 12mo.'

4.  work of yours
This may have been a work of poetry or drama published by Baddeley in 1878 or 1879. His publications of the time included: John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, an historical tragedy, and songs and poems, London: Hardwicke and Bogue, 1879; George Villiers, duke of Buckingham; a drama, and other poems, London, Hardwicke and Bogue, 1878; The daughter of Jepthah, a lyrical tragedy, and other poems, London, Pickering, 1879.