UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08953
Date: 28 September 1878
Author: James MacMichael[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


'260[2]'

J MacNiel [sic] Whistler Esqre

[royal coat of arms]

207, KING'S ROAD,
LONDON, S. W.
AND 42, SOUTH AUDLEY STREET, W.

28 - 9 - 1878

BOUGHT OF JAMES MACMICHAEL,
HERALDIC STATIONER & DESIGNER.
DIE SINKER AND ENGRAVER.
ARMS, CRESTS, MONOGRAMS, & ADDRESS DIES DESIGNED AND ENGRAVED IN TRUE MEDIEVAL CHARACTER & IN THE FINEST STYLE OF ART.
VISITING, AT HOME, & MENU CARDS EXECUTED IN THE FIRST STYLE.

To a/c rendered[3]   1  1  9
Erasing old address[4] & engraving new & printing 100 best Cards     4   6 
                       £  1  6  3

 


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Notes:

1.  James MacMichael
James Macmichael (b. ca 1824), stationer and engraver in the King's Road, Chelsea [more].

2.  '260'
Written in another hand at top of sheet, possibly that of James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  a/c rendered
The bill does not seem to have been paid. MacMichael's name appears on a preliminary list of JW's creditors found amongst his bankruptcy papers (see #11926).

4.  old address
JW moved from 96 Cheyne Walk to the White House, his new studio house at Tite Street, in the late summer of 1878.