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System Number: 00767
Date: [January 1885/1888][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Currie[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C268
Document Type: ALS


All your letters to their various addresses, have come in, my dear Currie, - with the exception of the one carefully withheld by Oscar[3], as a proof of pretty distraction - he elaborates all my worst virtues - best vices! -

Of course I will come - most charming of hosts -

[butterfly signature]

454. Fulham Road -


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Notes:

1.  [January 1885/1888]
Dated by butterfly and address; the reference to 'various addresses' suggests this was soon after he moved to 454 Fulham Road (December 1884).

2.  Currie
Possibly Philip Henry Wodehouse Currie (1834-1906), diplomat and ambassador [more], or Sir Edmund Currie (1834-1913), distiller and philanthropist [more].

3.  Oscar
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde (1854-1900), writer, critic and playwright [more].