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Record 29 of 154

System Number: 11390
Date: [14 November 1883][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Oscar Wilde[2]
Place: Exeter
Repository: Published
Document Type: PWc[3]

From Whistler,
Tite Street,

to Oscar Wilde, Exeter.

- No, no, Oscar, you forget - when you and I are together, we never talk about anything except me.

[butterfly signature]

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1.  [14 November 1883]
This was the date of publication in the World (see below).

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

3.  PWc
This is JW's reply to an earlier telegram from Wilde, #11389. 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.