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System Number: 07920
Date: [1873/1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Charles William Deschamps[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 1/24/3
Document Type: ALS[3]

Mon cher Deschamps -

Do all you can in this matter - n'est ce pas - I have not time to write more - and so send the enclosed - for Mrs. Mignot[4] wants you to hear today before 2 - and her letter has only just come -

Ever sincerely yours

J. A. McN. Whistler

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1.  [1873/1878]
Dated by writing and context, JW's known contact with Deschamps, and the reference to Mrs Mignot (see below).

2.  Charles William Deschamps
Charles William Deschamps (1848-1908), art dealer [more].

3.  ALS
'19' written in an unknown hand in the top left corner of p. 1.

4.  Mrs. Mignot
Mrs Mignot, widow of L. R. Mignot [more]. Her husband, Louis Rémy Mignot (1831-1870), painter [more], died in Brighton and she was left very badly off. This letter may refer to her attempts to settle his debts (see Portrait of a boy (M.542)).