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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08873
Date: 14 March 1879
Author: Richard Wright[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms[2]


In the Brompton County
Court of Middx

Whistler
ats
Spong[3]
Instrons [i.e. instructions]

J. A. Rose

[p. 2] NO. [G. O. 115?]

THE
BROMPTON COUNTY COURT OF MIDDLESEX,
HOLDEN AT THE COURT HOUSE, WHITEHEAD’S GROVE, CHELSEA.

BETWEEN George Mansfield Spong
PLAINTIFF
AND
Mr Whistler
DEFENDANT

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

THE 14 DAY OF March 1879

IT IS THIS DAY ADJUDGED THAT THE PLAINTIFF DO RECOVER

AGAINST THE DEFENDANT THE SUM OF £ 4:10:10
FOR DEBT AND £   :15:  6
FOR COSTS, AMOUNTING TOGETHER TO THE SUM OF £ 5:  6:  4

 

AND IT IS ORDERED THAT THE DEFENDANT DO PAY THE SAME TO THE REGISTRAR OF THE COURT ON THE 21 DAY OF March 1879.
BY THE COURT.

RICHARD WRIGHT, REGISTRAR OF THE COURT. [...]

[a blank table of payments to the court, on the left, has not been transcribed]

ALL PAYMENTS MADE TO THE REGISTRAR, MUST BE BY CASH, OR BY POST OFFICE ORDER, PAYABLE TO RICHARD WRIGHT.

HOURS OF ATTENDANCE AT THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR, WHITEHEAD’S GROVE, CHELSEA, FROM TEN TILL FOUR, EXCEPT ON SATURDAYS, WHEN THE OFFFICE WILL BE CLOSED AT ONE.

JUDGT. FOR PLT. - PAYT. OF WHOLE CLAIM FORTHWITH.


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Envelope:

Mr Whistler
Tite Street
Artist - Chelsea
[stamp:] [illegible portion]
[postmark:] [L]ONDON. / ZZ


Notes:

1.  Richard Wright
Richard Thomas Wright (1846-1931), barrister, Registrar of Brompton County Court of Middlesex [more].

2.  ALS
'167' written in another hand, in a circle on p. 1. Legal documents, including those relating to JW's bankruptcy, were collected and numbered by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more]. JW petitioned to be declared bankrupt in January and was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879.

3.  George Mansfield Spong
George Mansfield Spong (b. 1846), ironmonger [more]. For Spong's accounts and legal action see #08872 - #08876.