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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03504
Date: 6 November 1888
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Adolf Paulus[1]
Place: [Munich]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 7/35
Document Type: MsLd[2]


Nov 6th 88

28 Tite Street

Dear SirDear Mr Paulus, -

Now that the I want you to do me a great favour and I have heard so much of your amiable disposition towards myself that I venture to trouble you ask your special assistance though I fear it may give you some trouble. The truth is I want all my pictures etchings[3] and so forth etc returned immediately very much indeed. Will you kindly use your influence for me in expediting this matter and have them returned sent back to me Messrs Dicksee[4] your London Agent at once.

They are required for an exhibition and there is not no time to be lost.

Very sincerely
Believe me with many thanks
Very sincerely


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Notes:

1.  Adolf Paulus
Adolf Paulus (b. 1851), business manager of the Kϋnstlergenossenschaft and instigator of the Munich Secession in 1893 [more]. He replied on 11 November (#04207).

2.  MsLd
This was written by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  pictures etchings
JW had sent a major group of his work to the 3rd Internationale Kunst-Austellung, Munich, 1888.

4.  Messrs Dicksee
Fine art packers and carriers of Rose & Crown Yard, St James.