System Number: 07531
Date: 18 September 1867
Author: J. Young & Son
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler Y2
Document Type: MsD
Funeral Expenses for Mr Jas Reeves Traer,
Septr 18 1867
TO J. YOUNG & SON,
15, WEST SMITHFIELD, E. C.
|To be charged to Mr Smith 2. 12. 6||Hearse & pair & Men attending with do & Driver, from
|Engraved Metal Plate with Inscription.||"||10||6|
|use of pall - - -||"||7||6|
|3 Pr best Kid Gloves - - -||14||6|
|Hearse & pair & 2 Coaches & pairs fringed Velvets for do. Hammercloths & Coachmens Coats -||6.||15.||6.|
|8 Pages & Bearers & 3 Drivers - - -||
|13 Hatbands & 13 pr Gloves for do - - - 3/6||2||5||6|
|Self & Son attend[in]g to Order Grave at Chelsea &c. and at Funeral - - -||1||1||-|
|Silk Hatband & Gloves for Self||7||6|
|Refreshment for Men.||13||-|
|Cab Hire &c -||7||6|
1. J. Young & Son
Joseph Young, undertaker at J. R. Traer's funeral in London.
2. Mr Jas Reeves Traer
James Reeves Traer (ca 1834 - d.1867), partner in F. S. Haden's medical practice [more]. Traer died suddenly on 23 April of alcohol related causes, during a trip to Paris. After a dispute with Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), surgeon and etcher, JW's brother-in-law [more], over Traer's burial in Paris, JW and William McNeill Whistler (1836-1900), physician, JW's brother [more], made arrangements to have Traer's body returned to England, assisted by a list of subscribers.
3. Mr Smith
Probably George Smith, undertaker.