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System Number: 00427
Date: 12 July 1883
Author: Bryce-Wright[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler B203
Document Type: ALS


BRYCE-WRIGHT,
MINERALOGIST & EXPERT IN GEMS & / PRECIOUS STONES,
204, REGENT STREET,
W.

July 12th 83.

Dear Sir,

I happen to have heard of a private Circular re - Chas. Aug. Howel[2] [sic] which you have printed - As I am interested somewhat in that person would you favour me with a [p. 2] copy. & oblige

Yours very Faith[full]y.

Bryce Wright -

J McNeill Whistler Esqre.


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Notes:

1.  Bryce-Wright
Bryce McMurdo Wright, Jr (1850-1895), mineralogist and dealer in precious stones [more].

2.  Chas. Aug. Howel
Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more]. A Chinese 'pagoda' cabinet sold by JW to Sydney Morse (1854-1929), solicitor [more], became the subject of a protracted wrangle between JW, Morse and Howell. It later turned out that Howell, the agent in the sale, pawned the 'headpiece' of the cabinet whilst claiming it was in for repair. JW published his version of events in Whistler, James McNeill, Correspondence. Paddon Papers. The Owl and the Cabinet, London, [1882].