The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13673
Date: 9 November 1894
Author: Georges and William Webb[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Watkins, Baylis and Company[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler E22 (p. 26)
Document Type: MsLc

11 Austin Friars E. C.

9 November 1894


Suivant instructions reçues par Monsieur Whistler nous vous renvoyons 105 livres[3] que Sir William Eden a payées. Monsieur Webb, n'ayant pas trouvé aujourd'hui chez vous la personne s'occupant de cette affaire, retournera chez vous lundi.

Sincèrement à vous

Ges et Wm Webb

Messieurs Watkins Baylis et Cie

11 Sackville street. Piccadilly W

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1.  Georges and William Webb
Lawyers representing JW (see #06212).

2.  Watkins, Baylis and Company
Lawyers representing Sir William Eden (1849-1915), painter and collector [more].

3.  105 livres
This was what Eden had offered for Brown and Gold: Portrait of Lady Eden (YMSM 408); he took JW to court to try and gain possession of the painting. This translation of Webb's letter into French may have been used during court proceedings.