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System Number: 02004
Date: 30 June [1893][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Charles James Whistler Hanson[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H105
Document Type: ALS

110. Rue du Bac. Paris.

June 30

Dear Mr Hanson -

Enclosed cheque for £6 -

I have had great pulls upon me - and at this moment more are imminent -

I hope you will have things turning up for you soon -

Very Sincerely

J McN Whistler

Remember me to Mr Singleton[3].

[p. 2] 'I received your letter & cheque last evening (Saturday)[4]

Thank you very much for your letter & cheque which I received last evening Saturday.

I sincerely hope that I shall not have to trouble you again.

It bothers the Capt.[5] constantly that he is not able has not been able to pay me a decent salary. We hope Any day now things may be settled.

[illegible words]'

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[Registered letter:] Recommandée[6]

C. J. Hanson. Esq.
16. Featherstone Buildings
[postmark x 2:] PARIS 10 / R. DU VIEUX COLOMBIER / [30 JUIN 93?]
[postmark:] REGISTERED / LONDON / 1 JY 93 / [illegible]
[postmark on verso:] REGISTERED / 6 A / JY 1 / 93 / W. C. D. O.


1.  30 June [1893]
Year date from postmark.

2.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  Mr Singleton
Charles James Singleton, Jr (1841-1918), accountant [more]. 'Remember ... Singleton' is written in left-hand margin at right-angles to main text.

4.  the Capt.
Captain Charles A. McEvoy (b. ca 1836), electrical engineer [more].

5.  Saturday
'I received ... [illegible]' is written on the verso of JW's letter and appears to be Hanson's draft reply.

6.  Recommandée
Double underlined. '731' has been written on the envelope in another hand; a large cross has also been drawn through the centre of the envelope.