System Number: 12784
Date: 31 March 1879
Author: G. and W. Webb
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms
11, AUSTIN FRIARS, OLD BROAD STREET,
31st March 1879
WE ARE INSTRUCTED BY The North Metropolitan Perman. Building &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
Chelsea S. W.
'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.