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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12612
Date: 5 May 1885
Author: William McNeill Whistler[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Herbert Waterlow[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, NLNZ
Call Number: Waterlow, Herbert J. Albums of autographs and letters, vol. 1, no. 457, MS-2351
Document Type: ALS


'A'[3]

28, WIMPOLE STREET,
CAVENDISH SQUARE. W.

May 5th 1885.

Dear Sir.

I beg to acknowledge the reciept [sic] of your letter of the 27th of April & I enclose a cheque for £1. 15. 0 as my subscription to the dinner to be given to Mr Edmund Yates[4] on the 30th inst. I shall be much pleased to have my name entered on the list of Stewards -

Yours truly

W. MacNeill Whistler.


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Notes:

1.  William McNeill Whistler
William McNeill Whistler (1836-1900), physician, JW's brother [more]. See also JW to H. Waterlow, #10557.

2.  Herbert Waterlow
Alderman Herbert Waterlow (b. ca 1846), paper manufacturer and wholesale stationer [more].

3.  'A'
Added at top of letter in an unknown hand.

4.  Mr Edmund Yates
Edmund Hodgson Yates (1831-1894), novelist, 'Atlas' columnist and editor-proprietor of the World [more]. The dinner held in honour of Yates was held on 30 May.