The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 04796
Date: [6 March 1901][1]
Author: JW
Place: Ajaccio
Recipient: Rosalind Birnie Philip[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P436
Document Type: W

[telegraph form:]

[postmark:] SLOANE SQUARE B. O. / S. W. / B / MR 6 / 01

HANDED IN AT } Ajaccio 9 AT 5.00 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 123 p.M.

TO { Philip 36 Tite Street London

Saleron[3] said nude models in garden Judge shocked action lost propose libel 1000 wire

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1.  6 March 1901
Dated from postmark.

2.  Rosalind Birnie Philip
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more].

3.  Saleron
Mme Saleron, JW's neighbour at 110 rue du Bac [more]. JW had a long-running feud with her over the beating of carpets and minor infringements of what he considered his rights. His lawyer, A. Ratier, reported on 2 March 1901 that in court she had asserted that nude models were to be seen in JW's garden, and as a result JW lost the case (see A. Ratier to JW, #05110).