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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12085
Date: 15 January 1879
Author: Theodore Allingham[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]


THEODORE ALLINGHAM,
SOLICITOR.

55, OLD BROAD STREET,
LONDON, E. C.

15 Jany 1879

Dear Sir

Whistler & Halling[4]

I enclose Writ & Copy sent me by Linnley[5] & Linnley who require undertaking[.] I presume you will [illegible] as necessary on behalf of our mutual friend

Yours faithfully

Theo Allingham

J. Rose Esq.
11 Salisbury Street
Strand
W. C.


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Notes:

1.  Theodore Allingham
Theodore Frederick Allingham (b. 1845), solicitor [more].

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

3.  ALS
'143' written in another hand in a circle at the bottom of the page. The legal documents kept by Rose on each case were numbered.

4.  Halling
Halling, Pearce and Stone, silk mercers and haberdashers etc., sent JW a bill for £35.17.2 on 26 September 1878 (#08854); JW never paid, and this sum appears in a list of debts in his bankruptcy papers (#11926). JW petitioned to be declared bankrupt in January and was actually declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879.

5.  Linnley
Linnley and Linnley, solicitors.