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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 01801
Date: 9 February 1881
Author: Henry Graves and Co.[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G167
Document Type: PD/Ms


J A McNeill Whistler Eq

Feb 9 1881

TO HENRY GRAVES & COMPANY,
PRINTSELLERS AND PUBLISHERS,
6, PALL MALL, LONDON, S. W.

To picture of Thomas Carlyle[2] by Whistler } 300  -  -
[oval stamp:] HENRY GRAVES & CO / 6, PALL MALL, S. W.[3] Received on account / Feb 9. 1881  50      
    250    -
The Balance to be paid within a Month      

 


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Notes:

1.  Henry Graves and Co.
Publishers and printsellers.

2.  Thomas Carlyle
On 30 September 1878, Graves had lent JW £120 using Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) as security. By February 1881, JW owed the firm £300. JW had just paid £50 towards the repurchase of the picture.

3.  HENRY GRAVES & CO / 6, PALL MALL, S. W.
This rubber stamp was printed over a one penny postage stamp.