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System Number: 13794
Date: 17 May 1890[1]
Author: William Bell[2]
Place: London
Recipient: Charles Lang Freer[3]
Place: Detroit
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Bell
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[4]


May 17, 1890


I am directed to enclose account.

Yours Truly

William Bell

To C. L. Freer. Esq.

[p. 2] C. L. Freer Esq.
May 15 1890
1. The Lace Curtain[5]. £12.12.0

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C. L. Freer Esq.
77 Alfred Street,
[postmark:] [CHELSEA / 17 MAY / 1890]
[postmark:] [DETROIT / 25 MAY / 1890]


1.  17 May 1890
The letter contains a receipt dated 15 May 1890 but was apparently sent two days later.

2.  William Bell
William Bell, JW's secretary [more].

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

4.  ALS
Published in Merrill, Linda, With Kindest Regards. The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler, 1890-1903, Washington and London, 1995, no. 4, p. 71.

5.  Lace Curtain
The Embroidered Curtain (K.410).