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System Number: 02009
Date: [24 January 1894][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Charles James Whistler Hanson[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H110
Document Type: ALS

110. Rue du Bac - Paris

Dear Mr. Hanson. -

Your difficulties I dont really at this moment, see my way to greatly lessen -

It is a pity the Captain[3] could not have taken you with him - if he has gone - When does he come back? -

You see if matters go better and some of the pictures sell I might spare you something to help you a bit - but now I am [p. 2] in the greatest uncertainty about my own liabilities -

However I still send you cheque enclosed for £5 -. and I wish you would write me word immediately that you have received it safely -

I think upon reflection that I shall send it to care of the Captain - No use - I can't find his address - besides I suppose you would have let me know if you were not still all right in Featherstone Buildings -

If you want to go to the Grafton Galleries[4] you might tear off this other half and hand it in[5]

J McN Whistler

[p. 3] To / The Directors with compliments -
Kindly admit Mr Hanson to the Grafton Galleries
J McN Whistler

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J. C. Hanson Esq
16. Featherstone Buildings
[postmarks x 2:] PARIS 80 R-DU BAC / 4E 24 / JANV / 94
[postmark on verso:] REGISTERED / 9 A / JA 25 / 94 / W. C. D. O.


1.  24 January 1894
Dated by the postmark.

2.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  Captain
Captain Charles A. McEvoy (b. ca 1836), electrical engineer [more].

4.  Grafton Galleries
JW's work was included in Fair Women, Grafton Galleries, London, 1894, which had opened 19 January 1894.

5.  hand it in
'this other ... hand it in' is written at right-angles in the left-hand margin.

6.  Recommandée
Triple underlined.