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System Number: 06906
Date: 8 January [1877][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W895
Document Type: ADS[2]

Jan 8.

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Bisque[3] au Krab -
   Filets de Sôle -
      Kramouskis aux huitres
      Petits filets de boeuf -
	        Faisan -
	        Mince Pies -
	        Glace aux abricots -


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1.  8 January [1877]
JW's account with John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], confirms the date of 8 January 1877 (#08848).

2.  ADS
Written on a decorative embossed printed card, like #06929.

3.  Bisque
The menu, written in French, consisted of crab soup, fillet of sole, 'cramouskis' of oyster (deep fried savouries), small beef filets, pheasant, mince pies, apricot ice and coffee.