The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06956
Date: 17 December [1877][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W945
Document Type: ADS

Dec 17.

[butterfly signature]

Merluche[2] - farcie -
  Pigeons en compote -
     Côtelettes de Mouton -
       Compote de Poire -
         Maccaroni [sic].


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1.  17 December [1877]
Whistler bought cod from John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], on 17 December 1877 (#08848). Date confirmed by comparison of butterfly signature, writing and paper with other menus.

2.  Merluche
The menu, written in French, consisted of stuffed cod, stewed pigeons, mutton cutlets, stewed pears, macaroni and coffee.