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System Number: 06904
Date: 31 December [1877][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W893
Document Type: ADS[2]

Dec 31.

[butterfly signature]

Potage[3] - Bisque -
   Côtelettes de Saumon -
      Venaison en Salmi [sic]-
         Mince pies -
          Salade de Celeri -
Café -

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1.  31 December [1877]
Dated by comparison of butterfly signature and writing with other menus, confirmed by JW's bill for salmon bought on 31 December 1877 from John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more] (#08849).

2.  ADS
The menu was written on a small sheet of wove paper, now browned.

3.  Potage
This New Year's Eve menu, written in French, consisted of a soup, salmon, venison stew, mince pies, celery salad, and coffee.