The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
Home > On-line Edition > Browse Subjects > Document Display

return to search results

Documents associated with: finance, receipt
Record 11 of 35

System Number: 11942
Date: 13 August 1877
Author: George Gatey[1]
Place: Windermere
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS

'Gatey[3] 13 Augt 1877


13 August 1877.

Dear Sir,

Whistler v Ruskin[4].

I beg to acknowledge with thanks the receipt of P. O. O. for £1- 13- 7 in payment of the enclosed bill which I return receipted.

The original Writ was returned to you on Saturday.

Yrs truly

Geo. Gatey.

J. Anderson Rose Eq
11 Salisbury St.
Strand W. C.

This document is protected by copyright.


1.  George Gatey
George Gatey (b. ca 1849), lawyer [more], who was asked to serve a writ on John Ruskin (see below).

2.  James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.   Gatey
Written in another hand, at right angles, at top left, and the number '130' on right, encircled; legal documents kept by Rose bore a number according to the case.

4.  Ruskin
John Ruskin (1819-1900), critic, social reformer and artist [more]. He was resident at Brantwood. The case of Whistler v. Ruskin was heard at the Queen's Bench of the High Court on 25-26 November 1878.