System Number: 13795
Date: [5 April 1897]
Author: Charles Lang Freer
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Letterpress Book 4
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: TWc
April 6, 1897.
Your letter received to-day. Regret last week's cable. Let nothing disturb you. When the work is done to your satisfaction, we shall hope for the arrival of you and it together.
Chg C. L. Freer.
1. [5 April 1897]
As dated by the copyist, possibly from a postmark.
Published in Merrill, Linda, With Kindest Regards. The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler, 1890-1903, Washington and London, 1995, no. 31, p. 116. According to the letterbook it was sent to JW at his studio address at 8 Fitzroy Street, London.
JW had received Nocturne in Black and Gold: Entrance to Southampton Water (YMSM 179) and was still waiting for Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Little Blue Girl (YMSM 421), and A Violet Note (M.1395).