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System Number: 02170
Date: 1 August 1888
Author: Houghton, Mifflin and Co.[1]
Place: Boston
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H267
Document Type: PD/Ms


H. O. HOUGHTON.
GEO. H. MIFFLIN.
LAWSON VALENTINE.
JAMES D. HURD.

BOSTON,

Aug. 1 1888

J. A. McN Whistler Esq.

DR.    IN ACCOUNT WITH HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.    CR.

May 11 Copyright   50   Copyrt on      
  Draft to balance 22 67 309 Ten O'Clock .07½ 23 17
    23 17       23 17
                 
    MEMORANDUM.        
    ON HAND,            
  Published May 26, 1888 BOUND SINCE, to July 1     510    
    ON HAND, July 1   132      
    GIVEN AWAY TO EDITORS, ETC.,     69      
    SOLD,     309 510    
                 
    ON HAND,            
    BOUND SINCE,            
    ON HAND,            
    GIVEN AWAY TO EDITORS, ETC.,            
    SOLD,            

 


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Notes:

1.  Houghton, Mifflin and Co.
The first American edition of JW's aesthetic manifesto, the 'Ten O'Clock Lecture', was published by publishing firm of Houghton Mifflin and Co. on 26 May 1888. See Whistler, James McNeill, Mr. Whistler's 'Ten O'Clock.', Boston and New York, 1888 (Getscher, Robert H., and Paul G. Marks, James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. Two Annotated Bibliographies, New York and London, 1986, A. 10).