System Number: 02339
Date: 4 April 
Author: Frederick Augustus Maxse
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler I79
Document Type: ALS
Cimiéz - Nice.
Dear Mr. Whistler
I received yours in Paris on my way through.
[p. 2] I grieve you will have none of her. -
I do not think we can afford to waste any promising element of success in our Exhibition. -
I was out of pocket last year £150 - quite apart from rent rates & taxes which I pay to the tune of £8 a day. -
The others would have [p. 3] agreed to the proposal if you had done so. -
I am down South for ten days: - letters are always forwarded on from Brooks's Club - St. James's Street. S. W.
Fredk. A. Maxse
1. 4 April 
Dated by the reference to the 2nd Exhibition, Pictures, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1899, which opened in May 1899, and to M. L. Menpes (see below).
A scavenger's boat, employed to remove waste from ships lying in the Thames, which also carried provisions for sale to ships, either in port or lying offshore.
4. a splendid frigate
Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), artist [more]. However, JW agreed to let Maxse approach the committee of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers (see his letter of 6 [April] 1899, #02340, and the committee's response, #02341).
The members of the Executive Council of the ISSPG.