The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 04009
Date: [25 September 1901][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Howard Mansfield[2]
Place: [New York?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M280
Document Type: ALd[3]

Dear Mr Mansfield -

I think the little photograph of the etchings[4] most dainty - -

I[t] was nice of you to send it -

The charming arrangement of my panel is due, I know, to your own perfect taste - and I thank [p. 2] you for making such a brave show for me! -

Pray convey to the President and Committee my high sense of the honours bestowed upon me -

I beg my distinguished thanks countrymen to accept my best acknowledgements & thanks -

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1.  [25 September 1901]
This is a draft of a letter so date, #11336.

2.  Howard Mansfield
Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York lawyer, print collector [more]. See Mansfield's reply, 30 October 1901, #04010.

3.  ALd
The paper has a black mourning border; p. 2 has been torn off, possibly with some loss of text.

4.  photograph of the etchings
Mansfield had sent a photograph of the exhibition of the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901 (#04008).