The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 01845
Date: [10/12 August 1887?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Godfrey Lushington[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G210
Document Type: MsLcS[3]


I beg to acknowledge your letter (B1676/5)[5] and the safe arrival of the Memorial to Her Majesty[6].

Pray convey my thanks to the Rt. Hon: the Secretary of the Home Department[7] for obtaining for me the address again, and assure him that I will lose no time in having the page in question[8] replaced by one freshly engrossed

I am,
Sir -
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].

3.  MsLcS
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.

4.  Sir.
This word is partially obscured by a hole in the page.

5.  your letter (B1676/5)
See #01844.

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'.