Documents associated with: Ford, Mary Bacon
Record 20 of 49
System Number: 01446
Date: [17/24 September 1888]
Recipient: Mary Bacon Ford
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F378
Document Type: MsLd
I really dont know, my dear Mrs Ford - exactly what to say - excepting first to explain that we have been away
but for the last two or three days - travelli exploring the neighbourhood - and only only got your telegrams and letters on our return.
Now - I have heard - nothing from Lewis about your last proposal but suppose I shall - tomorrow - Now - I do as I told you I am as you know - I told you - I am engaged to Wunderlich for this exhibition, and every thing must stand aside, until that is co[m]pleted for it would be unfair to him - if I where [sic] to throw him over. - which I should have to do if the work was interfered with - now - and I propose to stay here abroad in any way until it is completed and interfered with it would be if I stopped now to come [to?] with - to its destruction if I where [sic] to leave it under an for the long journey to England at present -
1. [17/24 September 1888]
Dated from references to Lewis and JW's travels in M. B. Ford to JW, #01445, #01447. JW was then newly married and on a working honeymoon in France. He did not return to London until early November.