The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07078
Date: 1 August 1855
Author: JW
Place: Baltimore
Recipient: Thomas Winans[1]
Place: [Baltimore]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1067
Document Type: MsDS[2]MsDS

Six months after date[3] I promise to pay Thos. Winans or order Four Hundred & fifty dollars with interest for value received –

James A. Whistler


Aug. 1st 1855.

350 .
175 .


4[.] 50
13. 50


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1.  Thomas Winans
Thomas De Kay Winans (1820-1878), locomotive engineer and collector [more]. He was JW's first major patron.

2.  MsDS
JW signed the document and may have added the calculations at the foot, but the main text is in another hand.

3.  Six months after date
Further loans from Winans are recorded in #06672 and #09570.