The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11194
Date: [27 November 1899][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Marion Draughan[2]
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 9/520
Document Type: Ms/TLc

[postcard:] Forgive this very open abruptness! It is the only entrance out to-night.

Have made it all right with that other man -

Alibazan[3] !

So expect you on Wednesday - déjeuner at 12. sharp.

[butterfly signature]

[postmark:] November 27th 1899.

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1.  [27 November 1899]
Dated by the postmark as recorded by the copyist.

2.  Marion Draughan
Marion Draughan, patron [more]. She was posing for Portrait of Miss Marian Draughn (YMSM 533).

3.  Alibazan
A magic word, like 'Open Sesame!'