UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03761
Date: [26 October 1891][1]
Author: A. Maeterlinck[2]
Place: Antwerp
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M95
Document Type: W


[telegraph form:] POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS.

[postmark:] CHELSEA B. O. / CALE ST. S. W. / OC26 / 91

HANDED IN AT THE Antwerp OFFICE AT 12-41 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT 12-42 p.M.

TO { Whistler Tw 21 Cheyne Walk
Ldn

Ford[3] sentenced 500 fine or three months also 3000 damages or three months more[,] also all costs[.] books confiscated


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Notes:

1.  [26 October 1891]
Dated from postmark.

2.  A. Maeterlinck
Maître Albert Maeterlinck, attorney in Antwerp [more].

3.  Ford
Sheridan Ford (1860-1922), poet, critic, politician and writer on art [more]. JW had been attempting in the courts to suppress the distribution of Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, ed. Sheridan Ford, Paris, 1890.