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System Number: 09001
Date: [May/June 1890?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Wolcott Balestier[2]
Place: London
Repository: Private Collection
Document Type: PLc[3]


21, CHEYNE WALK,[4]
CHELSEA.

Dear Mr Balestier -

Will you forgive the absence of stamps - it is fully one o'clock at night! - and can you look in tomorrow sometime in the morning - about 11 - or half past - for a little consultation -

Always

[butterfly signature]


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Envelope:

To
Wolcott Balestier
2 Deans Yard
Westminster
[postmark, ink-stamped for surcharge:] SW / 2d


Notes:

1.  [May/June 1890?]
This possibly relates to Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890.

2.  Wolcott Balestier
Charles Wolcott Balestier (1861-1891), novelist and literary agent [more]. Balestier died in December 1891; see letter from W. Heinemann to JW, 24 December 1891, #02083.

3.  PLc
Published in Grasberger catalogue, nd [c. 1926], p. 18, cat. no. 42. This letter is now in a private collection.

4.  21, CHEYNE WALK,
Address heading printed in yellow ink.