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System Number: 07546
Date: 30 November [1875?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W846
Document Type: ADS


Nov. 30 –

[butterfly signature]

        Potage[2] Bisque –
                  -
    Filets du Sole – sauce aux capres
                  -
        Quenelles aux truffes –
                  -
    Côtelettes de Mouton – soubise –
                  -
        Aspic du Poulet
                  -
      Canard Sauvage.
            -
                        Agourzies
                              -
      Mince Pies –
                        Fondue
Café -

[p. 2 ]
Mr & Mrs [Jameson?[3]] -
  "    " Carr -
Mr. Crabb -


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Notes:

1.  30 November [1875?]
Dated by comparison with writing and signature of other menus (see #06855).

2.  Potage
The menu, written in French, comprised a fish soup, fillets of sole with a caper sauce, truffle dumplings, mutton cutlets, chicken in jelly, wild duck, deep-fried oyster savouries, mince pies, cheese fondue and coffee.

3.  Mr & Mrs [Jameson? ...Crabb
The guest list is not entirely clear. It may have included Joseph Williams Comyns Carr (1849-1916), art critic and theatre manager [more]. The elaborate menu suggests this was a meal targetted at prospective clients, probably Mr and Mrs Jameson and Captain Crabb.