The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00507
Date: 8 July 1856
Author: Camman and Co.[1]
Place: New York
Recipient: George William Whistler[2]
Place: New York
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C8
Document Type: ALS

New York

8 July 1856

G. W. Whistler Esq
New York

Dear Sir

You have handed to us $5000 Lake Erie Wabash & St Louis R. R[3]. bonds viz Nos. 1516 @ 1520 for $1000 each first mortgage bonds, to be held by us for safe keeping for your account & risk.

The Coupons due on said bonds on 1st Feb & 1. Aug in each year we will as you direct collect & remit proceeds to Mess. [H.?] Zellweger[4] & Co Paris to be by them paid [p. 2] to Mr James Whistler


Yr obdt Svts

Cammann & Co

Bonds referred to in this note from Cammann & Co. are issued by the Lake Erie, Warbash, & St. Louis R. R. Co -

First Mortgage -
& numbered

Interest due 1st Feby
          1st Aug.
payable in New York -

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1.  Camman and Co
New York bankers. For JW's account with Camman and Co., see #06672 and #06674.

2.  George William Whistler
George William Whistler (1822-1869), engineer, JW's half-brother [more].

3.  Lake Erie Wabash & St Louis R. R.
JW's income came principally from Rail road bonds.

4.  Zellweger
Zellweger & Co. were presumably bankers.