The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06901
Date: 18 November [1876][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: Whistler W890
Document Type: ADS

Nov. 18.

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Potage[2] aux huitres -
   Quenelles de Merlans - frapées 
  Poulet à la Baltimore - hominy -
Selle de Mouton -
	Omelette au tomates -
	     Mince Pies -
		Pouding glacée -


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1.  18 November [1876]
JW's account with John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], included a bill for oysters and whiting on 18 November 1876 (#08848).

2.  potage
The menu, written in French, consisted of oyster soup, whiting quenelles, Baltimore style chicken with hominy (dried maize), saddle of mutton, tomato omelette, mince pies, iced pudding and coffee.