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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07878
Date: [3 February/March 1881?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [Théodore Duret[2]]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3/21/8
Document Type: ALS


Toujours malade! -

Prennez le petit dessein[3] [sic] à la plume - si ça vous va - Demain j'espère être ici comme d'habitude -

à vous

Whistler


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Translation:

Still ill! -

Take the little pen drawing - if that suits you - Tomorrow I hope to be here as usual -

greetings

Whistler


Notes:

1.  [3 February/March 1881?]
This probably dates from shortly after a letter from Duret on 2 February 1881, #00984. A second letter from JW to T. Duret, may also be related, #09276.

2.  [Théodore Duret]
Théodore Duret (1838-1927), art critic and collector [more].

3.  petit dessein
Unidentified. It may have been intended for inclusion in Duret, Théodore, 'James Whistler,' Gazette des Beaux-arts, vol. 23, April 1881, pp. 365-69.