The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00291
Date: 9 November [1878][1]
Author: Judah Philip Benjamin[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler B67
Document Type: ALS


Saturday 9th Nov

My dear Mr Whistler

I have just posted yr letter[3], & will write in furtherance of your purpose to some Virginia friends -

Yrs faithy

J. P. Benjamin

[p. 2][4] 'Knowles[5]

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1.  9 November [1878]
This letter must date from immediately after 8 November 1878 when JW asked J. A. Rose for the addresses of Benjamin and another American contact (#08744).

2.  Judah Philip Benjamin
Judah Philip Benjamin (1811-1884), senator, Confederate officer and lawyer [more].

3.  letter
Not located. The likely subject is the trial of Whistler v. Ruskin, which took place at the Queen's Bench of the High Court on 25-26 November 1878.

4.  [p. 2]
In JW's hand, in pencil.

5.  Knowles
Possibly Charles John Knowles (1840-1900), collector [more].

6.  Boehm
Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890), sculptor [more].

7.  Menpes
Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), artist [more].