UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12036
Date: 20 February 1879
Author: Christopher Robert Cuff[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


263. - NOTICE TO DEFENDANT OF DAY OF TRIAL.
NO. OF PLAINT G 0 16

IN THE WESTMINSTER COUNTY COURT OF MIDDLESEX.

BETWEEN
Low[2] & anr [i.e. another] PLAINTIFFs
AND
Whistler DEFENDANT.

[circular stamp on left:] COUNTY COURT OF MIDDLESEX

YOU HAVING GIVEN NOTICE OF YOUR INTENTION TO DEFEND THIS ACTION, TAKE NOTICE THAT THE SAME WILL BE TRIED AT A COURT TO BE HOLDEN AT THE COURT HOUSE, ST. MARTIN'S LANE, WESTMINSTER, ON THE 5th DAY OF March 1879, AT ONE O'CLOCK IN THE AFTERNOON.

DATED THIS 20 DAY OF Feby 1879.

CHRISTOPHER ROBERT CUFF, REGISTRAR OF THE COURT.

TO THE DEFENDANT.

HOURS OF ATTENDANCE AT THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR, IN ST. MARTIN'S LANE, FROM TEN TILL FOUR O'CLOCK, EXCEPT ON SATURDAYS, WHEN THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED AT ONE O'CLOCK. [...]


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Notes:

1.  Christopher Robert Cuff
Christopher Robert Cuff (b. ca 1841), solicitor, Registrar, Westminster County Court [more].

2.  Low
R. and J. E. Low, surveyors, sent JW a bill for £6. 9. 0 on 20 December 1878 (#08932). W petitioned to be declared bankrupt in January and was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879. This document came with JW's bankruptcy papers to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more]. The firm was among his creditors (see The London Bankruptcy Court to [J. A. Rose], 7 May 1879, #11711).