The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 02350
Date: 28 July 1899
Author: John Lavery[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Pourville-sur-Mer]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler I90
Document Type: ALS


July 28th 99

My dear Mr. Whistler -

Just a line to thank you for your very kind note and to tell you that everything is going as you desire.

Mr. Webb[2] has been appointed,

The Fêté was a success - though we shall not make anything to speak of from [p. 2] the proceeds.

We shall be able to settle up without a call being made on the guarantors.

Guthrie[3] has gone into the finance of last year and this year the report of which he will send you with the minutes

There will be another meeting [p. 3] on Tuesday to put everything in order for Webb's arrival

All this you will receive fully explained

Please excuse haste

Sincerely Yours

John Lavery

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1.  John Lavery
John Lavery (1856-1941), painter [more], Vice President of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers. The 2nd Exhibition, Pictures, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1899 opened in May 1899.

2.  Mr. Webb
William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more]. He was appointed to the Committee of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, of which JW was President.

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