UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
Home > On-line Edition > Transcription/Database Record

the on-line edition

System Number: 02262
Date: 10 March 1887
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: The Incorporated Society of Authors[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler I3
Document Type: ALS


[circular crest with lion:] SBA
INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS.

SUFFOLK STREET, PALL MALL EAST, S. W.

March. 10. 1887.

Gentlemen -

I beg to acknowledge the receipt of you most courteous and flattering letter -

Pray convey, with my acceptance and thanks to Sir Fredk Pollock[2] and the other Gentlemen of the Committee, my strong sense of the high honour Conferred upon me by my election as a Vice President of the distinguished Society of Authors -

[p. 2]
I have the honour to be
Gentlemen,
Your obedient servant

J. McNeill Whistler

To
Alex. Ross. Esq.[3]
Hon. Sectry.
James. Stanley Little. Esq.[4]
Executive Sectry -
The Incorporated Society of Authors -


This document is protected by copyright.


Notes:

1.  The Incorporated Society of Authors
This is a response to their letter of 8 March 1887 (#02261). The letter is written at right angles to the heading.

2.  Sir Fredk Pollock
Sir Frederick Pollock (1845-1937), lawyer, Chairman of the Society of Authors [more].

3.  Alex. Ross. Esq.
Alexander Galt Ross (1854-1927), Secretary of The Society of Authors [more].

4.  James. Stanley Little. Esq.
James Stanley Little (1856-1940), novelist, historian, art critic, editor of Public Opinion [more].