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System Number: 11170
Date: [March 1885/1888?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Richard D'Oyley Carte[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 8/445
Document Type: TLc


[HOGARTH CLUB[3]]

My dear Carte -

But what of things! - They all keep telling me of the amazing welcome[4] that awaits me - and I don't even know whether Miss Lenoir[5], (without whom all is blank) - has really arrived? -

[butterfly signature]

454 Fulham Road -

Do write.


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Notes:

1.  [March 1885/1888?]
Dated by address and lecture tour plans (see below).

2.  Richard D'Oyley Carte
Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901), impresario and property developer [more].

3.  HOGARTH CLUB
Gentlemen's club for artists and amateurs. This typescript copy indicates that the letter was written on Hogarth Club headed paper.

4.  amazing welcome
After his Ten o'clock Lecture. JW planned a lecture tour of the USA, but it never materialised.

5.  Miss Lenoir
Helen Lenoir (1852-1913), née Coupar Black, actress and stage manager [more].