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System Number: 03771
Date: 29 June 1888
Author: Marion Henry Spielmann[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M105
Document Type: AL


[embossed stag motif]

16, PORCHESTER TERRACE,
HYDE PARK. W.

Mr M. H. Spielmann begs leave to offer to Mr. James McNeill Whistler his sincere congratulations on his engagement[2] & his best wishes for his "future state".

29. vi: 88.


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Notes:

1.  Marion Henry Spielmann
Marion Henry Alexander Spielmann (1858-1948), journalist and writer on art [more].

2.  engagement
A reference to JW's engagement to Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. The marriage took place on 11 August 1888 at St Mary Abbot's Church, Kensington.