System Number: 01845
Date: [10/12 August 1887?]
Recipient: Godfrey Lushington
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G210
Document Type: MsLcS
I beg to acknowledge your letter (B1676/5) and the safe arrival of the Memorial to Her Majesty.
Pray convey my thanks to the Rt. Hon: the Secretary of the Home Department for obtaining for me the address again, and assure him that I will lose no time in having the page in question replaced by one freshly engrossed
Your obedient servant
J McNeill Whistler
Godfrey Lushington Esq
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1. [10/12 August 1887?]
This is a reply to Lushington's letter of 9 August 1887, #01840, #13418.
2. Godfrey Lushington
Godfrey Lushington (1832-1907), lawyer, Permanent Under-Secretary at the Home Office from 1885-1895 [more].
The copy was written by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more], and signed by JW. There is another similar draft at #01846.
This word is partially obscured by a hole in the page.
5. your letter (B1676/5)
6. Memorial to Her Majesty
Victoria (1819-1901), Queen of Great Britain [more].
7. Rt. Hon: the Secretary of the Home Department
Rt Hon. Henry Matthews (1868-1874), QC, MP, Home Secretary [more].
8. page in question
The page with the word 'Imperial' was replaced with one bearing the title 'Royal'.