The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00501
Date: 19 August 1894
Author: James Key Caird[1]
Place: Dundee
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C2
Document Type: ALS

Dundee Scotland

19 Augt 1894

Dear Whistler

I dreamed that I had written you to ask if you still considered that you had promised to visit me here if you could arrange it[.] Perhaps you are away somewhere and my dream was but a dream - Mrs. Harrison[2] tells me you are still [p. 2] in the land of the living. I saw her last week at Whitly

Let me know if you & your wife[3] are coming & about what time would suit you that I may make my plans

My sister[4] & Colonel Marryat[5] arrive this week - They would I know be glad to see [p. 3] you.

The summer is rather wet up till now but we hope it may change

with kind regards
Yours faithfully

J. K. Caird

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1.  James Key Caird
Sir James Key Caird (1837-1916), jute manufacturer [more].

2.  Mrs. Harrison
Not identified.

3.  wife
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

4.  sister
Ellen Caird, friend of Mrs F. Leyland, possibly a sister of Sir James Caird.

5.  Colonel Marryat
Lieutenant Colonel Marryatt, director of Asian railway companies.