The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 01875
Date: [19 March 1902][1]
Author: James Guthrie[2]
Place: [Edinburgh]
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G240
Document Type: W[3]

[telegraph form:]

[postmark:] SLOANE SQUARE B O / S. W. / B / MR 19 / 02

HANDED IN AT } Geo St Edinbro AT 4:59 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 5.27 p.M.

TO { Whistler 36 Tite St Chelsea Ldn

Royal Scottish academy[4] Has honoured [i]tself by unanimously electing you [a]n honorary member on my motion seconded by mole[5][.] all Delighted Guthrie Royal Scottish academy Edinbro

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1.  [19 March 1902]
Dated from the postmark.

2.  James Guthrie
James Guthrie (1859-1930), landscape and portrait painter [more].

3.  W
Minor portions of text have been lost due to tears in the telegraph form.

4.  Royal Scottish academy
JW had also been invited to exhibit a picture, Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52) at the RSA. See JW to J. Guthrie, #01873, and Guthrie's reply, #01874.

5.  mole