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System Number: 01827
Date: [26 December 1888?][1]
Author: Algernon Graves[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G192
Document Type: AD



     Interest on Carlyle[3]
300£ less 50 paid. Jan 11 1881
purchase from January 11. 1881
     1 year at 5% to Jan  11. 1882         12  10  -
     1   "        "        "  1883         12  10 
     1   "        "        "  1884         12  10  -
     1   "        "        "  1885         12  10  
     1   "        "        "  1886         12  10
     1   "        "        "  1887         12  10  -
     9 months to Sepr 11 - 1887             9   7  6
30£ Paid on Sepr 29. 1887. leaving }
   £220 -                          }
     1 years of 5% to Sepr 11. 1888        11   -  -
     3 months to Decr 11. 1888              2  15  -
                                           98   2  6

Interest on Mrs Whistler[4]
200£ less 50£ paid Feb 10. 1881
        1 year to Feb 10 1882               7  10
50£ paid May 9. 1882, leaving
        100£ due -
        1 year at 5% to Feb 11 1883         5   -  -
        1   "     "       "    1884         5   -  -
        1   "     "       "    1885         5   -  -
        1   "     "       "    1886         5   -  -
        1   "     "       "    1887         5
        1   "     "       "    1888         5   -  -
        10 months to Decr 11 - 1888         4   3  4
                                          £41  13  4

Interest on 2 Nocturnes[5] -
        85£ less 50£ paid Apl 26/ 83
leaving 35£  1 year at 5% "  "  1884        1  15
             1   "     "     "  1885        1  15
             1   "     "     "  1886        1  15
             1   "     "     "  1887        1  15
             1   "     "     "  1888        1  15
            8 months to Decr 26 1888        1   3  4
                                            9  18  4

[p. 2]

Still due on pictures -

Carlyle Picture         300 - 0 - 0
  paid Jan 11. 1881 -    50 -      
                        250 - 0 - 0
 paid Sepr 29. 1887  -   30 -            220 - -

Mrs Whistler picture    200 - 0 - 0
  paid Feb 10 - 1881     50        
                        150 - 0 - 0
  paid May 9. 1882       50              100 - -

Two Nocturnes            85 - 0 - 0
   paid April 26 - 1883  50 -             35
                                                   
                                        £355

Interest on Carlyle                       98  2  6

   do    on Mrs Whistler                  41 13  4

   do    on 2 Nocturnes                    9 18  4
                                        £504 14  2
Picture of Miss Franklin[6]                  75  -  -
Balance due to H Graves & Co            £579 14  2[7]

The arrangement was made at the 
time of purchase of Carlyle that if sold
Mr Whistler & H Graves & Co were
to divide all over 300£, unless
Mr Whistler settled up before


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Notes:

1.  [26 December 1888?]
The last date given is 26 December 1888.

2.  Algernon Graves
Algernon Graves (1845-1922), of H. Graves and Co., print dealers [more]. He had promised on 20 November 1888 to send JW the account (#01825). A second copy of the account is #10926.

3.  Carlyle
Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137).

4.  Mrs Whistler
Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101).

5.  2 Nocturnes
Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169) and Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170).

6.  Miss Franklin
Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181). On 19 March 1888 Graves had agreed to let JW have it back for £75.

7.  579 14 2
The total is double underlined, as is '98 2 6' and 41 13 4'.