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System Number: 05637
Date: 16 April [1889][1]
Author: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler S283
Document Type: ALS

55, Park Rd
Haverstock Hill.

Tuesday - April 16th

Dear Mr. Whistler

Mr. E. G. Brown[3] asks, through David Law[4], for two tickets for the dinner - one for himself & one for Mr. W. S. Payne[5] Money received for these - pray pass them -[6] Mr. Buck[7] also would like one.

Will you send me your consent for these - and also return David Law's list -

The following two letters (addresses not known) returned -
[Geo Ashburne[8]?]
14 Stanley Crescent -
and H. J. Jones[9] - Beefsteak Club.

Your Telegram[10] unfortunately arrived too late - the circulars had been posted - I am sorry.

Believe me
Yours sincerely

W. Christian Symons.

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1.  16 April [1889]
A dinner, to congratulate JW on being made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, was held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889. It was organised by W. C. Symons.

2.  William Christian Symons
William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more].

3.  Mr. E. G. Brown
Ernest George Brown (1853 or 1854-1915), assistant manager at the Fine Art Society [more].

4.  David Law
David Law (1831-1901), RBA treasurer, painter and etcher [more].

5.  Mr. W. S. Payne
W. S. Payne, unidentified.

6.  Money received for these - pray pass them -
Written in left margin at right angles to main text, with a line joining it to the relevant point.

7.  Mr. Buck
J. H. Buck, employee of the Goupil Gallery, London.

8.  Geo Ashburne
George Ashburn, unidentified.

9.  H. J. Jones
H. J. Jones, unidentified.

10.  Telegram
Not located.