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System Number: 02585
Date: 17 July 1877
Author: Frederick Richards Leyland
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler L121
Document Type: ALS
17 July 1877
I am told that on Friday last you were seen walking about with my wife at Lord's Cricket Ground.
After my previous letter to you on this subject it is clear that I cannot expect from you the ordinary [p. 2] conduct of a Gentleman; and I therefore now tell you that if after this intimation I find you in her society again I will publicly horsewhip you.
Fred. R. Leyland
J. M. Whistler Eq
[p. 3] [butterfly signature]
Envelope:J. M. Whistler Esqr
2 Lindsay Cottages
Old Battersea Bridge
London S W
[stamp:] POSTAGE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] E / LIVERPOOL / 17 J[ ] 77 / 36
[postmark (on verso):] LONDON - S. W. / C 7 / JY 18 / 77
2. No. 14
Written in JW's hand, in pencil. The Leyland correspondence is numbered, and possibly JW was contemplating legal action by or against Leyland. This letter was written on paper with a narrow black mourning border. JW replied to this letter at #02588; there are also draft versions at #02586 and #02608.
5. [butterfly signature]
This signature has been written very lightly in pencil by JW.