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System Number: 10528
Date: [September 1888?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Charles James Whistler Hanson[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Call Number: Library and Archives, Waller, Dan'lson 1924/6
Document Type: TLfc[3]

Mr. Hanson -

You will take the enclosed cheque to Mr. James[4], the Solicitor for Tower House, 9, Quality Court, Chancery Lane. Give it to him for the rent, and get a receipt for same [...]

Say with my compliments, that I have been travelling on the Continent, and do not return for some time yet - and therefore the rent had got behindhand. [...]

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[American Club envelope]


1.  [September 1888?]
Dated from JW's travels in France (see note below).

2.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  TLfc
This appears to be a typed copy of an unidentified sale catalogue entry.

4.  Mr. James
Frederick Culver James, solicitor.

5.  travelling
After his marriage to Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], on 11 August, JW spent a working honeymoon in France and did not return until November.