System Number: 11938
Date: 2 April 1879
Author: Newtons Auction and Estate Offices
Recipient: James Anderson Rose
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS
'Newton 2 April 1879 Whistler'
AUCTION & ESTATE OFFICES,
69, CHANCERY LANE,
LONDON, W. C.
Ap 2 1879
J. A. Rose Esq.
We propose to attend on the premises in the above matter to make this valuation at 12 o'clock tomorrow unless we hear from you to the contrary
1. Newtons Auction and Estate Offices
JW was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879. The auction of his paintings, etchings, drawings, oriental collection of prints and porcelain, and household effects, was held in the White House on 7 May.
'Newton ... Whistler' written in another hand, in the left margin at right angles to the main text. '201' written in another hand, in a circle, below the date. Legal documents, including those relating to JW's bankruptcy, were collected and numbered by Rose. See also #11937.