System Number: 10982
Date: [30 October 1898]
Recipient: Elisabeth Lewis
Repository: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
Call Number: Department of Western Manuscripts, MS Dep. c. 838, fols 97-99
Document Type: ALS
Dear Lady Lewis -
I am going to ask you to give me a cup of tea tomorrow - and shall appear at about five o'clock - or half past -
Also it would be very nice of you if you invite the great George to [p. 2] join us! -
I have only crossed the Channell for an hour or two and am off again immediately -
Always dear Lady Lewis
4. Whitehall Court
Sunday night -
the last letter I had from him'
Lady Lewis -
88. Portland Place -
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON [ ] / S.W./ 3.30 AM / OC 31 / 98
[postmark on verso:] LONDON. W. / 49 / 7 AM / OC 31 / 98
1. [30 October 1898]
Dated from the postmark: the letter must have been posted late on Sunday 30 October 1898 and transmitted next day.
The stationery has a deep mourning border.
Sir George Henry Lewis (1833-1911), society lawyer [more]. JW was trying to find out if Lewis approved of the publication of JW's book, Whistler, James McNeill, Eden versus Whistler: The Baronet and the Butterfly. A Valentine with a Verdict, Paris and New York, 1899 [GM, A.24].