Documents associated with: Cassatt, Alexander Johnston
Record 2 of 6
System Number: 00546
Date: 15 September 1883
Author: J. Gardner Cassatt
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C47
Document Type: ALS
[oval belt design:] LIVERPOOL ADELPHI HOTEL COMPANY LIMITED / LIVERPOOL
Sept 15th 1883
Dear Mr Whistler
I received your note enclosing the star links safely & am very much obliged for your trouble. It will give me great pleasure to give my brother your message, & also to assure him from myself what a fine & artistic portrait he will [p. 2] soon come into possession of.
With kind regards from Mrs Cassatt, I am
Very truly yours
J. G. Cassatt.
[p. 3] 'Mrs Cassatts Portrait'
2. your note
Arrangement in Black, No. 8: Portrait of Mrs Cassatt (YMSM 250) was begun on 3 April 1883. However, the Cassatts did not receive it until 1886/7 when JW, feeling guilty about the amount of time he had taken, sent The Chelsea Girl (YMSM 314) along as well, as a present.
6. [p. 3]
The writing on p. 3 is in JW's hand in red ink.