UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08928
Date: [13 June 1878?][1]
Author: George and William Webb[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: MsD


Dr. J. A. McN. Whistler Esqre in account with Geo & Wm Webb
1877        
Dec 7 To Metropolitan[3] Board of Works for      
  license to charge building agreement    3 3 -
1877 Less premium 450 - -
Jan 16 To Nightingale[4] 450 - -
Feb 12 To    Do 450 - -
Mar 16 To    Do 300 - -
 "  22 To    Do 150 - -
Apl 17 To    Do 360 - -
June 8 To interest on advances to this date  47. 3. 2
  To costs of Lease to Solicitor of the      
 "   " Metropolitan Board     10. 3 -
  To our Costs of the Building Society      
 "   " mortgage as per their scale  12. 5. 6
  To survey & entrance fees to the      
 "   " Building Society     6. 4 -
    £1788. 18. 8
         
June 8 To balance brought down 408. 18. 8
    " To Nightingale 300 - -
13 To    Do 200 - -
    " To G & W Webb's costs of mortgage &c &c  30. 18. 8
    £939. 7. 4

 

 450 -----
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2210
1910
 300

 

[on right side of sheet:]

1878       Cr
June 8 By Cash of the North Metropolitan Building Society £1500      
  Less premium 120: - . - 1380. - -
  By balance carried down 408 18 8
    £1788. 18. 8
         
June 8 By Cash of Lewin[5] & others 408. 18. 8
  "   13 By further DO 530 8. 8
    £939. 7. 4

 


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Notes:

1.  [13 June 1878?]
This is the last date in the document.

2.  George and William Webb
George Webb (b. ca 1835), of G. and W. Webb. lawyer [more], and William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more], JW's Lawyers.

3.  Metropolitan
The Board eventually granted planning permission for JW's new house and studio in Tite Street, the White House.

4.  Nightingale
Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale (b. 1838), builder [more].

5.  Lewin
Percival John Lewin (ca 1841 - d.1887), mortgage holder on JW's house [more].