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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 09084
Date: [17 September 1864][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Edwin Edwards[2]
Place: Sunbury on Thames
Repository: Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Document Type: ALf[3]


7. Lindsey Row.
Old Battersea bridge
Chelsea.

Dear Charles -

Many thanks for your kind note - It always gives me pleasure to spend a day at Sunbury and before long I shall again impose myself on Mrs Edward's[4] kind hospitality - Present my best compliments to her


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Envelope:

Edwin Edwards Esq.
Thames Bank House
Sunbury on Thames
S. W.
[stamp:] POSTAGE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON S.W / 2 /SP 17 / 64


Notes:

1.  [17 September 1864]
Dated from the postmark.

2.  Edwin Edwards
Edwin Edwards (1823-1879), lawyer, painter and etcher [more]. It is not clear why JW addressed him as 'Charles Price', but the name appears in a series of letters from 1862 to 1864 (#03200, #03146, #02994, #03192, #03299, #09082, #09083).

3.  ALf
The signature has been cut off the bottom of the letter.

4.  Mrs Edwards
Elizabeth Ruth Edwards (ca 1833 - d.1907), née Enscombe, wife of Edwin Edwards [more].