System Number: 02783
Date: 9 October 
Recipient: Charles Augustus Howell
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 11/59/1
Document Type: ALS
'1877 - 9 - October.'
96. Cheyne Walk -
My dear Howell -
My price for the "Carlyle" with copyright, would be 1200. gs. to any one. - If however it aids you in any way, I will take a thousand pounds from you - you enter details as to payment - Will this do for you? Seven hundred [p. 2] down - and the remainder in three months - Let me hear from you soon -
J A McN. Whistler
1. 9 October 
Year date provided by Howell (see below).
4. 1877 - 9 - October
Written by Howell.
Howell eventually acquired the copyright of Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137), for £80 and six proofs, and organised subscriptions for Richard Josey's mezzotint (see subscription form, July 1878, #02785).