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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11908
Date: 15 April 1879
Author: George and William Webb[1]
Place: London
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS[3]


'Webb 15 April 1879 / Building Socy - Whistler'

GEO. & WM WEBB,
11, AUSTIN FRIARS,
OLD BROAD STREET, E. C.

LONDON 15th April 1879

TO J. Anderson Rose Esqre
[11] Salisbury Street
Strand W. C.

Dear Sir,

Building Society[4] v. Whistler.

If you will send us £40 & the consent to our Order to withdraw your appearance we will give a months time for payment of the balance.

Yours truly,

Geo. & W. Webb


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Notes:

1.  William Webb
George Webb (b. ca 1835), of G. and W. Webb. lawyer [more] and William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more], lawyers representing the North Metropolitan Permanent Building and Investment Society, who held JW's mortgage for the White House in Tite Street.

2.  James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  ALS
The line of text at the top of p. 1 is written in another hand. '237' is written in another hand, in a circle, after the salutation. Legal documents, including those relating to JW's bankruptcy, were collected and numbered by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more]. JW was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879.

4.  Building Society
On 12 April JW sent £40 to Rose towards his account with the building society (#08770).