UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08956
Date: 7 December 1878
Author: Underwood Pritchard and Co.[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Anna Matilda Whistler[2]
Place: Hastings
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 21
Document Type: PD/Ms[3]


'156[4]'

32 & 33, SLOANE SQUARE, CHELSEA.
LONDON

Decr 7th 1878

Mrs Whistler
43 St Mary's Terrace, Hastings

BO[UGH]T OF UNDERWOOD PRITCHARD & CO
SILK MERCERS,
LINEN DRAPERS, HOSIERS & HABERDASHERS,
FAMILY & COMPLIMENTARY MOURNING
[etc.]

MANTLES & COSTUMES[5].

FLANNELS & BLANKETS [6].

To a/c rendered & Interest to Mchms[7] 1878. £11 7 10½

 


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Notes:

1.  Underwood Pritchard & Co.
Underwood, Pritchard and Co., Silk Mercers.

2.  Anna Matilda Whistler
Anna Matilda Whistler (1804-1881), née McNeill, JW's mother [more].

3.  PD/Ms
This was probably kept by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more], with the legal papers relating to JW's bankruptcy; these were later acquired by E. R. and J. Pennell and passed to the Library of Congress (see #08895, #11926, #11711, #11926).

4.  156
Written in upper right corner in circle in an unknown hand.

5.  MANTLES & COSTUMES
Written on left side.

6.  FLANNELS & BLANKETS
Written on right side.

7.  Mchms
Michaelmas, the autumn term.