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System Number: 13689
Date: [23 February/11 March 1885][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Sidney Colvin[2]
Place: [Cambridge]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLc[3]

Dear Professor, -

I accept with pleasure the flattering invitation[4] you have conveyed to me from the gentlemen at Cambridge.

Therefore I will arrange to come to you on the 11. March - and deliver the address that I gave here in Prince's Hall.

With many thanks for the courteous hospitality you offer me, -

Very sincerely yours,

J. McN. Whistler

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1.  [23 February/11 March 1885]
This letter concerns JW's 'Ten O'Clock Lecture' which he gave for the first time on 20 February 1885 at Prince's Hall, Piccadilly.

2.  Sidney Colvin
Sidney Colvin (1845-1927), Keeper of Prints and Drawings, British Museum [more].

3.  PLc
Published in E. V. Lucas, The Colvins and their Friends (1928, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London), p. 189.

4.  invitation
See Colvin's letter of 22 February, #00677.