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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11912
Date: 28 March 1879
Author: Edmund Newman[1]
Place: [London]
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: AD


1879, [rest of line illegible]
In the High Court of Justice
Common Pleas Division

1879. [rest of line illegible]
[In th]e High Court of J[ustice]
Common Pleas Division

Morrison }
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Whistler  }

(Copy)
Affidavit in support of application for liberty to sign Judgement.

Mr J. A. Rose
   11 Salisbury Street
      Strand

Edmund Newman
   Plaintiffs Solicitor
   15 Cliffords Inn
      London

[p. 2]

Between Hargrave Morrison[3]
                              Plaintiff
                      - and -
              James Abbott Mac
              Neil [sic] Whistler
                               Defendant

I, Hargrave Morrison of Number 78 Cheyne Walk Chelsea in the County of Middlesex Oil and Color Merchant the above named Plaintiff make Oath and say as follows

1. That on the 13th day of March 1879 I caused to be issued out of the Common Pleas Division of this Honorable Court a Writ of Summons against the above named Defendant a true copy whereof is hereunto annexed marked ["etc"?] and an appearance was entered for the Defendant on the 24th day of March instant

2. That this Action is brought to recover the sum of £121. 8. 10 for Goods sold and delivered by me to the said Defendant between the 1st day of January 1877 and the 31st day of December 1878 both inclusive the full particulars whereof have been delivered to the Defendant and to recover the sum of £8 for money lent by me to the said Defendant on the 14th day of December 1877 the said sums making together the sum of £129. 8. 10.

3. That the said sum of £129. 8. 10 is still due and owing from the said Defendent to me [p. 3] and I verily believe the said Defendant has no defence to this Action and that the appearance entered for him herein is entered solely for the purpose of delay

Hargrave Morrison

SWORN AT NUMBER 10. CLIFFORDS INN. IN THE CITY OF LONDON

THIS 28th DAY OF March 1879

BEFORE ME

Francis Norton[4]

A COMMISSIONER TO ADMINISTER OATHS IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE IN ENGLAND.

The Affidavit is filed on behalf of the Plaintiff


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Notes:

1.  Edmund Newman
Edmund Newman (b. ca 1829), of Newman and Payne, solicitor [more].

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

3.  Hargrave Morrison
Hargrave Morrison (b. 1817), oil and colour merchant [more]. Morrison was listed among JW's creditors by the London Bankruptcy Court on 7 May 1879 (#11711).

4.  Francis Norton
Francis Norton (b. ca 1824), solicitor, Commissioner to Administer Oaths in the Supreme Court of Judicature [more].