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System Number: 02261
Date: 8 March 1887
Author: Alexander Galt Ross[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler I2
Document Type: ALS


THE INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF AUTHORS,[2]
24, SALISBURY STREET,
STRAND. W. C.

8. iii. 87.

Sir,

We have the honour to inform you that you have been elected a vice-president of the Society of Authors, and to Express a hope on behalf of Sir Frederick Pollock[3] and the Committee that you will honour the Society by accepting [p. 2] this nomination

We have the honour to be
Sir
Your obedient servants.

Alx Ross

Hony Secry

Jas Stanley Little[4]

Executive Secr

James McNeill Whistler Eqr


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Notes:

1.  Alexander Galt Ross
Alexander Galt Ross (1854-1927), Secretary of The Society of Authors [more].

2.  Incorporated Society of Authors
London based society for professional and amateur writers.

3.  Sir Frederick Pollock
Sir Frederick Pollock (1845-1937), lawyer, Chairman of the Society of Authors [more]. JW accepted the position on 10 March (#02262).

4.  Jas Stanley Little
James Stanley Little (1856-1940), novelist, historian, art critic, editor of Public Opinion [more].