Documents associated with: Balestier, Wolcott
Record 12 of 17
21, CHEYNE WALK,
My dear Publisher -
The ladies say that they expect you to breakfast tomorrow at 12 -
You would have received my enthusiastic acceptation of your charming invitation before [p. 2] now - but Balestier has frightened the life out of me - and I shall not dare to come!! -
William Heinemann - Esq.
'21 Bedford St
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] [LO]NDON S W / 7 / FE 24 / 91
'Whistler'[postmark on verso:] PADDINGTON . W / 7 / FE 24 / 91 / 14
1. [24 February 1891]
Dated from postmark.
Probably Frances Philip (1824-1917), née Black, JW's mother-in-law [more], Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more], and Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].
Written in pencil in another hand. The envelope is also readdressed in further hand.