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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 10579
Date: [18 May 1887][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Elisabeth Greffulhe[2]
Place: Paris
Repository: Archives Nationales, Centre d'accueil et de recherche des Archives, Paris
Call Number: Archives privées, 101 AP II carton 116
Document Type: TWc [3]


Madame la Vicomtesse de Greffulhe
8, rue d'Astorg

Chère Madame.

Votre charmante invitation pour ce matin m'a été remise à mon hôtel par M. Ephrussi[4].

Je suis très flatté et j'accepte avec le plus grand plaisir

J McNeill Whistler

[butterfly signature]


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Translation:

Dear Madam,

Your charming invitation for this morning was left at my hotel by M. Ephrussi.

I am very flattered and I accept with great pleasure.

J. McNeill Whistler

[butterfly signature]


Notes:

1.  [18 May 1887]
Dated from postmark, which is recorded in this telegraph copy as '18 Mai 87'.

2.  Elisabeth Greffulhe
Elisabeth, Comtesse Greffulhe (1860-1952), née Riquer de Caraman-Chimay [more].

3.  TWc
Described as 'Carte télégramme, Paris', from documents deposited by Duc de Gramont, grandson of Duchesse de Greffulhe, which may be consulted only with the permission of the Duchesse de Gramont, 195 avenue Victor Hugo, 75116 Paris.

4.  Ephrussi
Charles Ephrussi (1849-1905), writer, Director of the Gazette des Beaux-Arts [more].