System Number: 08597
Date: [14 September 1886]
Recipient: Walter Dowdeswell
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: ALS
KING WILLIAM STREET,
STRAND, W. C.
What possessed you to send down to the Vale in the afternoon? -
Come down on Thursday morning at 11.30. and I will give you some new proofs - and you shall breakfast with me -
Tell me about my letter -
Envelope:Walter Dowdeswell Esq.
133. New Bond Street -
[stamp:] POSTAGE & INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] CHARING CROSS W. C. / 7 / SP 14 / 86
1. [14 September 1886]
Dated from postmark.
3. BEEFSTEAK CLUB
The letter is written at right angles to the printed heading. The Beefsteak was a private gentlemen's dining club.
JW was living in the 'Pink Palace,' the Vale, off the Fulham Road in Chelsea.