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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07793
Date: 31 October 1894
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Joseph Pennell[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 272/3/11
Document Type: ALS


110. Rue du Bac - Paris

Oct 31. 1894

My dear Pennell -

I needn't tell you that I was delighted to get your note[2] - But where is the paper? - Why did you not post it? -

You can't get the Star[3] any where in Paris - for I have asked all over the place - Do cut out the paragraphs and enclose them (after putting on the date) in [p. 2] an envelope - Newspapers themselves take so much longer in the post -

I am waiting for all this that I may thank you & Mrs Pennell[4] -

Always

[butterfly signature]


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Notes:

1.  Joseph Pennell
Joseph Pennell (1860-1926), printer and illustrator, JW's biographer [more], art critic for The Star.

2.  your note
Not located.

3.  Star
JW had an article published in The Star, 31 October 1894, concerning Harper and Brothers apology (#09879) for Du Maurier, George, 'Trilby,' Harper's New Monthly Magazine, serialised, begun 1 January 1894; reprinted (expunged) as Trilby: A Novel, New York, 1894; regular ed., London and New York, 1895. See JW's draft to The Star, [24 October 1894?], #07789 and JW to J. Pennell, [24 October 1894], #07791.

4.  Mrs Pennell
Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855-1936), née Robins, JW's biographer [more].