The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06574
Date: [July 1886/1888?][1]
Author: Beatrix Godwin[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: Charles James Whistler Hanson[3]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W567
Document Type: ALS

Dear Charlie -

The President[4] says will you go to Mr Rousell[5] [sic] and tell him to dress &. go. to dinner at 6.30/ sharp [p. 2] and - he. can go. to the Beefsteak Club[6] afterwards -

Yours. always

Beatrix - Godwin

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1.  [July 1886/1888?]
This letter probably dates from after E. W. Godwin's death, before the writer's marriage to JW.

2.  Beatrix Godwin
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. The letter was written in pencil and has numerous additional dots and dashes unrelated to grammar.

3.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

4.  President
JW was then President of the Society of British Artists.

5.  Mr Rousell
Theodore Roussel (1847-1926), painter and print-maker [more].

6.  Beefsteak Club
A private dining club for gentlemen.