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System Number: 09233
Date: [1/7 January 1888]
Recipient: Hargrave Morrison
Repository: Private Collection
Document Type: ALS
Dear Mr Morrison -
Your letter has remained this long while unanswered because of absence abroad & much occupation -
I shall be glad to see you again, and very pleased to paint for your friends a head of [p. 2] yourself - and will arrange with you for the first sitting very shortly -
With best wishes for the New Year,
Very faithfully Yours
J McNeill Whistler
Hargrave Morrison Eq
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1. [1/7 January 1888]
Dated from the reference to the New Year; it is a reply to a letter from H. Morrison dated 12 December 1887, #04191.
2. Hargrave Morrison
Hargrave Morrison (b. 1817), oil and colour merchant [more].
3. Your letter
JW had been in Paris in December 1887 (see JW to P. M. Craigie, #11253).
5. a head
It is not known if this portrait commission came to anything.