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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 02648
Date: 19 June 1890
Author: Charles Wolcott Balestier[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler L182a
Document Type: TLS[2]


2, DEAN'S YARD,
WESTMINSTER. S. W.

June 19. 1890.

My Dear Whistler:

Mr Lovell[3] writes that on the receipt of the prospectus you got up for Heinemann[4] he had a number printed and sent out a large list to selected names

Yours very sincerely

Wolcott Balestier[5]

Haven't been able to see Gosse[6] yet.


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Notes:

1.  Charles Wolcott Balestier
Charles Wolcott Balestier (1861-1891), novelist and literary agent [more].

2.  TLS
On reverse appears a draft letter by JW to A. Stevens (#13474).

3.  Mr Lovell
John Wurtele Lovell (1852-1932), publisher [more]. He published the American edition of Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890.

4.  Heinemann
William Heinemann (1863-1920), publisher [more].

5.  Wolcott Balestier
This signature, as well as the remainder of the letter, is hand-written.

6.  Gosse
Probably Edmund William Gosse (1849-1928), writer and art critic [more].