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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08932
Date: 20 December 1878
Author: R. & J. E. Low[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS


THE GENERAL FURNISHING COMPANY,
[OFFI]CES. 9, SOUTHAMPTON STREET, STRAND, W. C.
(AND AT 21, EXETER STREET.)
LONDON,

Decr 20th 1878

OFFICE HOURS 9 TILL 6, SATURDAYS 9 TILL 3.

LAND AGENTS,
HOUSE AGENTS,
ESTATE AGENTS,
INSURANCE AGENTS,
SURVEYORS.
[etc.]

Sir,

ref Major [illegible word] Hiring

We have endeavoured in every possible way to obtain payment of the arrears[2] herein, but without success.

Unless therefore we receive the amount now overdue £6. 9. 0 by 11 o'clock on Monday morning next we shall be reluctantly compelled to instruct the Company's Solicitor to take proceedings against you. -

We are, Sir
Your obedtly

R. & J. E. Low

Managers
pp G F C

J. A. McNeill Whistler Esq.
96, Cheyne Walk
Chelsea


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Notes:

1.  R. & J. E. Low
Robert Low (b. ca 1837), of Robert and J. E. Low, house agents and surveyors [more].

2.  arrears
By the time JW's bankruptcy papers were issued in May 1879, he owed the firm £8. 2. 0. (see bankruptcy papers, #11711).