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System Number: 11024
Date: [14/15 November 1883?][1]
Author: Oscar Wilde[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: [unknown]
Call Number: Published
Document Type: PWc[3]

It is true, Jimmy, we were talking about you, but I was thinking of myself.

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1.  [14/15 November 1883?]
Sent on or after 14 November 1883; dated from #11389 and #11390 (see note below).

2.  Oscar Wilde
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde (1854-1900), writer, critic and playwright [more].

3.  PWc
This relates to an earlier exchange between JW and Wilde (#11389, #11390). The telegrams were published together in the column 'What the World Says' in the World, no. 489, vol. 19, 14 November 1883, p. 16; reprinted under the title 'A Correction' in Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890, p. 66. This telegram was published in Pearson, Hesketh, The Man Whistler, London, 1952, p. 119.