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System Number: 01821
Date: 14 May 1887
Author: Algernon Graves[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G186
Document Type: ALS


MEMORANDUM

FROM
HENRY GRAVES & COMPANY,
PRINTSELLERS AND PUBLISHERS,
6, PALL MALL LONDON, S. W.

LONDON May 14 1887

TO J McNeil [sic] Whistler Eq

Dear Sir

My father[2] wishes me to write and say that he thinks you ought to send him another cheque[3] by this time, he will not ask for 50£ but if you send him 25£ he will be contented for some time -

Do not forget me when the Smoking Concert[4] comes round

& oblige Yours faithfully

A. Graves


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Notes:

1.  Algernon Graves
Algernon Graves (1845-1922), of H. Graves and Co., print dealers [more].

2.  My father
Henry Graves (1806-1892), print dealer and founder of H. Graves and Co. [more].

3.  another cheque
JW had left several paintings, including Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137), with Graves as security for a loan.

4.  Smoking Concert
A social evening at the Society of British Artists.