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System Number: 02132
Date: 21 January 1889
Author: John Postle Heseltine[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H233
Document Type: ALS


21. January. 1889.

THE RED HOUSE,
196, QUEENS GATE.

My dear James

I send you a cheque for £89. 5/- [2]and the bearer has also a mug[3] with wh I beg you to receive the very best wishes of a very old friend and admirer.

[p. 2] If any one tells you it is'nt [sic] real silver don't you believe them but just take it on -

always yours
sincerely

J. P. Heseltine.

J. A. McNeill Whistler Eqr


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Notes:

1.  John Postle Heseltine
John Postle Heseltine (1843-1929), accountant, amateur etcher, collector of prints and drawings [more].

2.  89.5.0
The etchings bought by Heseltine were listed in JW's account book on 20 January 1889, #13037.

3.  mug
JW wrote back and thanked Heseltine for the Dutch silver 'beaker' (#02133).