The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08733
Date: 21 August 1878
Author: Roger Cartwright[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 4/8
Document Type: ALS


21st Augt 1878.


We are instructed by our clients Messrs Winsor & Newton[2] to apply to you for payment of £46. 9. 6 for goods sold and delivered.

We shall be happy to receive a cheque in the course of the current week,

We are Sir,
Your obedient Servants

Roger Cartwright

J. McNeil [sic] Whistler Esq
2 Lindsay House
Old Battersea Bridge
S. W.

[p. 2] '21 August 1878[3]'

[butterfly signature]

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1.  Roger Cartwright
Roger Cartwright of Roy and Cartwright, solicitor [more]. The bill remained unpaid. Winsor & Newton appear on a list of JW's creditors from around the time of his bankruptcy (see #11926).

2.  Winsor & Newton
Artists' colormen and general suppliers.

3.  '21 August 1878'
Written in JW's hand.

4.  '6'
Written in another hand and circled, probably by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].