The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06858
Date: December [1875?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W847
Document Type: ADS[2]


      Potage[3] aux huitres -
       Mouton - sauce aux capres -
         Becassines -
           Mince Pies -
         Compote de Poires -
      Omelette au fromage -
Café -

[p. 2] Dr [Godwich?][4] - Charles Singleton[5] - (Cousin) Prof [five full-stops:] .....

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1.  December [1875?]
Dated by comparison of writing and butterfly signature with other menus (see #06855). The inclusion of mince pies suggests that the menu dates from around Christmas.

2.  ADS
This may be a draft since the full date, and one course, are missing.

3.  Potage
The menu, written in French, comprised oyster soup, mutton with caper sauce, snipe, mince pies, stewed pears, cheese omelette, and coffee.

4.  [Godwich?]
Possibly Dr Francis Godrich (fl. 1860-1875), medical officer for the Kensington Vestry [more].

5.  Singleton
Charles James Singleton, Jr (1841-1918), accountant [more].