The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 10040
Date: [1 September 1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Rosa Frances Corder[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, TX
Document Type: ALS

Dear Miss Corder -

I want to thank you for your kind endurance - but will do this best my finishing the picture[3] troublesome as it still may be - After all the work is complete and an hour or two longer or less will entirely end the matter - I am charmed myself and one of these days you will forgive me -

[p. 2] Perhaps if you were to come tomorrow at about 3. or half past -

Or if I do hope you are not too worn out -

Ever Yours

[butterfly signature]

'1st September 1878 -'[4]

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1.  [1 September 1878]
The date written in another hand at foot of letter corresponds to the context (see below).

2.  Rosa Frances Corder
Rosa Frances Corder (1853-1884), artist [more].

3.  picture
Arrangement in Brown and Black: Portrait of Miss Rosa Corder (YMSM 203).

4.  '1st September 1878 -'
Added in another hand.