System Number: 09939
Date: [January/August 1879?]
Recipient: Thomas Delano Whistler
Repository: Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ
Call Number: Department of Rare Books and Special Collections
Credit Line: Published with permission of Princeton University Library
Document Type: ALS
Mind you are to come and dine with us tomorrow Tom old chap without fail - and as we may be uncertain at home you had better make for Rupert Street - direct -
Be at the Solferino restaurant - you can't miss it - It is in Rupert Street right [p. 2] by the place where you bought your hat! -
Be there by 7. o'clock tomorrow and if we have not arrived ask for my table -
Dress as we may go to the theatre
Envelope:Tom Whistler Esq
11. Bryanston Street
Gt Cumberland Place
[stamp:] POSTAGE / ONE PENNY
1. [January/August 1879?]
Dated by writing.
2. Thomas Delano Whistler
Thomas Delano Whistler (1857-1921), engineer, JW's nephew [more]. This letter was among papers given to Princeton University by Henry Van Dyck, Jr. An accompanying note, written on paper with the embossed heading 'LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA', reads 'Holograph letter from James McNeill Whistler given to me by Thos. Whistler -'. Underneath this is a partly illegible note in another hand: '(who invited HvD to go [illegible] [allowing 19 / 6?]'.
The Hotel Solferino was at 7 and 8 Rupert Street, in London.