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System Number: 03666
Date: 13 April 1889
Author: Robert Walker Macbeth[1]
Place: London
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M1
Document Type: ALS


42, LOUDOUN ROAD,
ST. JOHNS WOOD.

BILBROOKE,
WASHFORD,
TAUNTON.

April 13. 89.

Dear Sir

I should like to be present at the Complimentary Dinner[3] given to Mr J. McNeill Whistler, and enclose guinea for the ticket according to the circular you sent me

Truly yours,

Robert W. Macbeth.

W. Christian Symons Esq
Hon Sec.


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Envelope:

'R. W Macbeth'[4]

W. Christian Symons Esq,
55 Park Road,
Haverstock Hill,
N. W.
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON-N. W / C 7 / AP 15 / 89


Notes:

1.  Robert Walker Macbeth
Robert Walker Macbeth (1848-1910), etcher and painter of rustic genre [more].

2.  William Christian Symons
William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more].

3.  Complimentary Dinner
A dinner to congratulate JW on being made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, was held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889. It was organised by W. C. Symons.

4.  'R. W Macbeth'
Written in another hand.