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System Number: 07079
Date: 20 June 1859
Author: Thomas Winans[1]
Place: Baltimore
Recipient: Francis Seymour Haden[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1068
Document Type: ALS


Balte [i.e. Baltimore]

June 20th 59

F Seymour Haden Esqr

Dr Sir

I enclose two drafts on Liverpool[3] amounting to £63 sterling and as requested by you, for the etchings[4] - they arrived in good order and are considered very fine, doing Jemmy[5] great credit, I hope he will get up another sett [sic] -

Yours truly

Thos Winans,

p.s. please acknowledge the rct of the drafts W

[p. 2] 'Winans. / Various'[6]


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Notes:

1.  Thomas Winans
Thomas De Kay Winans (1820-1878), locomotive engineer and collector [more].

2.  Francis Seymour Haden
Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), surgeon and etcher, JW's brother-in-law [more].

3.  two drafts on Liverpool
Drafts untraced, perhaps drawn on the Bank of Liverpool or the National Bank of Liverpool. Alternatively, the firm of Fraser, Trenholm & Co. of Liverpool was the financial clearing house for Confederate agents abroad. The firm was associated with John Fraser & Co. of Charleston, North Carolina and Trenholm Bros of New York City and may have been used by Winans.

4.  etchings
Probably for etchings from Twelve Etchings from Nature, 1858 (the 'French Set', K.9-11, 13-17, 19, 21, 22, 24). (excat 3).

5.  Jemmy
i.e. JW.

6.  'Winans. / Various'
Added in another hand.