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System Number: 06856
Date: 21 November [1875?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W845
Document Type: ADS

November 21.

[butterfly signature]

      Potage[2] aux huitres -
            Sole frite -
        Côtelettes de mouton soubise
      Petits filets de boeuf braisés au four -
        Tomates grillées -
       Compote de Poires -
        Camembert - Pàté -
Café -

[p. 2] Mr. & Mrs Galsworthy[3] Lionel Robinson[4] Miss Caird[5] - Shand[6] -

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1.  21 November [1875?]
Dated by a comparison of the writing and butterfly signature with other menus (see #06855).

2.  Potage
The menu, written in French, comprised oyster soup, fried sole, mutton cutlets, oven-braised beef fillets, pheasants, grilled tomatoes, stewed pears, camembert cheese, paté, and coffee.

3.  Galsworthy
Probably Frederick Thomas Galsworthy (1827-1917), surveyor and land agent [more], and Isabel Marion Galsworthy (1841-1903), née Watson, wife of F. T. Galsworthy [more].

4.  Robinson
Lionel George Robinson, writer and editor.

5.  Caird
Ellen Caird, friend of Mrs F. Leyland, possibly a sister of Sir James Caird.

6.  Shand
Shand, unidentified.