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System Number: 11691
Date: 21 May [1890][1]
Author: Cyril Flower[2]
Place: London
Recipient: Charles Lang Freer[3]
Place: [Detroit]
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 277
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS


May 21

SURREY HOUSE.
7, MARBLE ARCH, W.

Dear Mr Freer

Thank you very much for your kind letter - I am so glad you were delighted - with Blickling[4] - Overstran[d] - & above all my friend Mr Whistler.

I will remember all you [p. 2] say - & sincerely hope to see you again - either in the Old World or in the New - or in the Oldest World of all! -

Yours

Battersea


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Envelope:

'OK'

C. L. Freer
Carlton Hotel
Pall Mall
[stamp:] [POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE]
[postmark:] LONDON / [rest illegible]

[on verso flap:] SURREY HOUSE.
7, MARBLE ARCH, W.



Notes:

1.  21 May [1890]
Dated by the known meeting of JW and Freer.

2.  Cyril Flower
Cyril Flower (1843-1907), barrister, Liberal MP, 1st Baron Battersea [more].

3.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more].

4.  Blickling
Blickling Hall is north of Norwich in Norfolk, England; Overstrand is on the Norfolk Coast.