UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 02684
Date: 12 February 1894
Author: Alexander Reid[1]
Place: Glasgow
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 1/171/1
Document Type: MsLfc


Extract from letter from Alexander Reid.[2]

227. West George Street. Glasgow

12. Feb. 1894 -

Dear Mr Whistler -

Many thanks for your letter[3] - It is instructive if not complimentary to those who have reaped where they have not sown[4]. -

Fortunately for my place in your affections I am not (as yet) one of those. ............

......

Yours faithfully

Alex Reid.


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Notes:

1.  Alexander Reid
Alexander Reid (1854-1936), Glasgow dealer [more]. See also JW's reply, #13374, a copy of which appears on the same page in JW's letterbook.

2.  Extract from letter from Alexander Reid.
Written diagonally across the left-hand corner of the page. The copy was made by JW.

3.  your letter
Untraced.

4.  they have not sown
JW objected to the profits made from the sale of his paintings.