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System Number: 06854
Date: 27 September [1876][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: Whistler W843
Document Type: ADS[2]

Sept. 27

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Potage[3] aux tomates -
   Merlans frites
       Pates aux huitres
	 Côtelettes de mouton
	    Rosbif -

Café -

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1.  27 September [1876]
Dating by comparison of writing and paper is confirmed by JW's account with John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], which included a bill for whiting and oyster on 25 September 1876 (#08848).

2.  ADS
Written on laid paper with watermark `T & T KE[NT]' (T & T in copperplate script) like #06878.

3.  potage
The menu, written in French, consisted of tomato soup, fried whiting, oyster paté or pie, mutton cutlets, roast beef, pancakes, cheese and coffee.