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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08857
Date: 11 November 1878
Author: Thomas Bellringer and William Cooper[1]
Place: Liverpool
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


'163[2]'

[circular stamp:] COUNTY COURT OF MIDDLESEX / [crown] / BROMPTON

11.
ORDINARY SUMMONS.
IN THE COUNTY COURT OF LANCASHIRE, HOLDEN AT LIVERPOOL.
ISSUED BY LEAVE OF THE REGISTRAR.

NO. OF PLAINT[iff], F 21885
NO. IN LIST, 85

BETWEEN
Satchell & Son[3]
48 Lord Street
Liverpool
Hatters
PLAINTIFFs
AND
J M Whistler
Lindsay Row
Old Battersea Bridge
Chelsea
Artist
DEFENDANT.

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED TO APPEAR AT A COUNTY COURT, TO BE HOLDEN AT NO. 80, LIME STREET, LIVERPOOL, ON THE 3 DAY OF December 1878, AT THE HOUR OF TEN IN THE FORENOON, TO ANSWER THE PLAINTIFF TO A CLAIM; - FOR THE PRICE OF GOODS SOLD: - FOR WORK DONE AND MATERIALS; - FOR MEDICAL ATTENDANCE AND MEDICINE; - FOR MONEY LENT; - FOR MONEY PAID; - FOR MONEY RECEIVED; - FOR WAGES; - FOR BOARD AND LODGINGS; - FOR RENT OF

FOR MONEY DUE AND OWING BY YOU TO THE PLAINTIFF ON AN ACCOUNT STATED.

DATED THIS 11 DAY OF November 1878.

THO: BELLRINGER,
WILLIAM COOPER,
REGISTRARS OF THE COURT.

  £    s.   d.
DEBT OR CLAIM    ... ... ...    : 13 :   .
COSTS OF PLAINT ... ... ...    :   1 :   .
SOLICITOR'S COSTS  ... ...    :      :   .
      TOTAL AMOUNT ......£    : 14 :  - 

 

TO THE DEFENDANT.
N. B. - IF YOU OWE THE MONEY, AND WILL CONSENT TO A JUDGEMENT YOU WILL SAVE HALF THE HEARING FEE.

(SEE. BACK.)

HOURS OF ATTENDANCE AT THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRARS, NO. 80 LIME STREET, LIVERPOOL, FROM TEN TILL FOUR O'CLOCK, EXCEPT ON SATURDAY WHEN THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED AT ONE O'CLOCK.

[in left margin:] NOTE - REMITTANCES TO BE BY POST OFFICE ORDER, PAYABLE TO THOMAS BELLRINGER, ACCOMPANIED BY THE SUMMONS, JUDGMENT ORDER, OR PLAINT NUMBER. CHEQUES NOT TAKEN. [...]


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Notes:

1.  Thomas Bellringer and William Cooper
Thomas Bellringer (b. ca 1839), Registrar of Liverpool County Court [more], and William Cooper, Registrar of Liverpool County Court.

2.  163
Written in another hand, in a circle. The Summons was passed to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more]. All legal and financial documents relating to JW were so numbered.

3.  Satchell & Son
Satchell and Son were hatters in Liverpool, and were among JW's creditors at the time of his bankruptcy.