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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06954
Date: 28 September [1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W943
Document Type: ADS


Sept. 28.

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Potage[2] aux huitres -
   Sole frite -
       Côtelettes de mouton -
         Biftecks Parisienne -
           Petite Pâtisserie 
              Omelette au fromage

 Café -


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Notes:

1.  28 September [1878]
Whistler bought sole and oysters from John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], on 28 September 1878 (#08848).

2.  Potage
The elaborate menu, written in French, consisted of oyster soup, fried sole, mutton cutlets, Parisian beefsteaks, little pastries, cheese omelette and coffee. It was probably designed to entertain a prospective client.