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System Number: 11972
Date: 7 August 1873
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscripts Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/10/25
Document Type: ALS


2 Lindsey Houses.
Chelsea -

Thursday. 7. Aug. 1873

Dear Rose -

Many thanks for your letter[3] - I enclose cheque for £.18= 19= 0 - for Markwells[4] ballance [sic] to Markwells bill -

Please write the name of their solicitor[5] on the cheque as it is to be paid to him and I have forgotten his initials - Will you then kindly send me his receipt in full for the whole [p. 2] affair[6] -

Ever Yours Sincerely

J A McN Whistler.

[p. 4] 'Whistler[7] als Marks'

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

2.  25
Written in another hand.

3.  letter
Letter untraced.

4.  Markwells
William Robert S. Markwell, patron [more].

5.  solicitor

6.  affair
This is the last of a series of documents dating from 11 March 1873 and after, concerning claims by Fanny Marks (Mrs Edward Mansfield Marks), executrix of W. R. S. Markwell (#12147, 12151, 12118, 12128).

7.  Whistler
Written in another hand, probably that of J. A. Rose's clerk, at right-angles to the main text in left margin.