System Number: 03669
Date: [15/18 May 1888]
Recipient: Justin Huntly McCarthy
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M4
Document Type: ALd
KING WILLIAM STREET,
STRAND, W. C.
My dear Justin -
I am enchanted!
I have read the most brilliant article in the Daily news - and I beg that you will say to your Father that I am touched and flattered beyond
measure at the sympath yetic & interest he shows for what I have written - my work -
I[t] was most charming of him -
Pray offer him my sincerest thanks and appreciation for this from one so distinguished, most graceful compliment -
[p. 2] 'to / Justin McCarthy / re Article Daily News'
[J. McCarthy] 'Mr Whistler's "Ten O'Clock,"' Daily News, 12 May 1888, p. 4, which was a review of Whistler, James McNeill, Mr. Whistler's 'Ten O'clock', London, 1888 (see Getscher, Robert H., and Paul G. Marks, James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. Two Annotated Bibliographies, New York and London, 1986, A. 9c). See also reference in J. R. Rodd's letter to JW, 14 May , #05212.