The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11253
Date: [31 December 1887][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Pearl Mary Craigie[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]

[...] Here am I with the Channel between myself and all my engagements in town!

I am so sorry about tomorrow night, for I had certainly hoped to have seen the New Year first in such kind and friendly and joyous company as you [and] [Mr] Craigie[4] will bring about you tomorrow night. [...]

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1.  [31 December 1887]
The sales catalogue entry dates it as such, and indeed the letter appears to date from shortly after JW's letter to Mrs Craigie on 16 December 1887 (#11254).

2.  Pearl Mary Craigie
Pearl Mary Craigie (1867-1906), née Richards, novelist [more].

3.  PLfc
Published in Maggs catalogue number 497, London, 1927, item 2630, described as an autograph letter signed, '2 pp., ob. 8vo'. 'Paris' is stated as the writer's location.

4.  [Mr] Craigie
L. W. Craigie, unidentified.