The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06685
Date: [January?/16 April 1877][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Helen Euphrosyne Ionides[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W679
Document Type: ALS

Dear Miss Ionides -

May I borrow my brother[3] for this evening? - I promised to return him tomorrow, & will bring him back with me when I am to have the pleasure of dining with you -

With kindest regards
Very sincerely yours

J A McN Whistler

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1.  [January?/16 April 1877]
This dates from before her marriage on 17 April 1877. It is the only extant letter in which JW addresses her as 'Miss Ionides'.

2.  Helen Euphrosyne Ionides
Helen ('Nellie') Euphrosyne Whistler (1849-1917), née Ellen Ionides, JW's sister-in-law [more].

3.  brother
William McNeill Whistler (1836-1900), physician, JW's brother [more].