System Number: 11947
Date: 21 November 1877
Author: James Anderson Rose
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms/d
1877. - W. - No. 818.
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE.
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION.
WRIT ISSUED THE 28TH DAY OF JULY 1877.
BETWEEN JAMES ABBOTT McNEILL WHISTLER - PLAINTIFF
JOHN RUSKIN - - - - - - DEFENDANT.
STATEMENT OF CLAIM
DELIVERED ON THE 21st DAY OF NOVEMBER, 1877, BY MR. JAMES ANDERSON ROSE, OF NO. 11 SALISBURY STREET, STRAND, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, PLAINTIFF'S SOLICITOR.
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1. James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].
Written at the top of sheet in another hand, circled. On the following printed amended copy, the number '36' appears at the top.
3. JOHN RUSKIN
John Ruskin (1819-1900), critic, social reformer and artist [more]. The case of Whistler v. Ruskin was heard at the Queen's Bench of the High Court on 25-26 November 1878.
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There follows a draft version of the Statement of Claim, not transcribed here, the finished version of which appears at #11948. This document is the first draft with a Clerk's handwritten amendments, followed by a printed amended copy; a cover sheet also appears with each copy. Another version is to be found at #08910.