UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12784
Date: 31 March 1879
Author: G. and W. Webb[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms[2]


11, AUSTIN FRIARS, OLD BROAD STREET,
LONDON,
E. C.

31st March 1879

Sir,

WE ARE INSTRUCTED BY The North Metropolitan Perman. Building[3] &c. Society TO APPLY TO YOU FOR PAYMENT OF £91. 11. 3 DUE FROM YOU TO THEM AND UNLESS THE SAME WITH 6/8 FOR THIS APPLICATION BE PAID TO US by 11 o'clock tomorrow morning PROCEEDINGS WILL BE COMMENCED AGAINST YOU WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.

WE ARE, Sir
YOUR OBEDIENT SERVANTS,

G. & W. Webb

J. A. McN. Whistler Esqre
The White House
Tite Street
Chelsea S. W.


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Notes:

1.  G. & W. Webb
George Webb (b. ca 1835), of G. and W. Webb. lawyer [more] and William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more], JW's solicitors.

2.  PD/Ms
'42a' written in another hand at top right of p. 1. Legal documents, including those relating to JW's bankruptcy, were collected and numbered by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  North Metropolitan Perman. Building
They held the mortgage on JW's new house and studio, the White House. JW was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879. The auction of his belongings was held in the White House on 7 May and the house itself on 18 September.