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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13817
Date: [31 March 1897][1]
Author: Charles Lang Freer[2]
Place: [Detroit]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
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[3]


MARCH 31/97

KINDLY ADVISE WHAT AMOUNT TO SEND YOU FOR "NOCTURNE" RECEIVED. CAN YOU FORWARD "BLUE GIRL[4]" AND PASTEL TO REACH ME BEFORE APRIL FIFTEENTH AND SAVE ME TWENTY FIVE PER CENT. DUTY?

CHG. C. L. FREER.
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Notes:

1.  [31 March 1897]
Dated from the postmark.

2.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more].

3.  TWc
Published in Merrill, Linda, With Kindest Regards. The Correspondence of Charles Lang Freer and James McNeill Whistler, 1890-1903, Washington and London, 1995, no. 30, p. 115. According to the FGA letter press book it was sent to JW at his studio address at 8 Fitzroy Street, London.

4.  Blue Girl
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).