[roundel with head of Leonardo]
You must take a ticket for July 6th (next Friday)
Mlle Nita Gaëtano gives a Concert in Princes Gate, and Mrs Leyland lends her house - The "Peacock Room" on this rare occasion you will see! It is thrown open - Voilà - All about the music of [p. 2] course will be right - [De Seria?], Tosti - etc -
Lady Lindsay will play on the violin -
I have undertaken to dispose of some of the tickets - So shall bring one with me tomorrow.
I shall come to meet you at 7. o'clock here - Arts Club - -
Wont that do? We can go and call and I will have a chop with you afterwards -
If this does not aggree [sic] with your arrangements, wire a word in the morning -
J A McN. Whistler -
Of course you must make people take tickets.
'30 June '77'
1. [30 June 1877]
Date appears to be written in another hand, probably the recipient's.
3. ARTS CLUB.
The letterhead and address are embossed.
The Leylands' London home was at 49, Prince's Gate.
10. '30 June 77'
Writte in pencil, in another hand.