Documents associated with: book, Gentle Art of Making Enemies
Record 5 of 6
My dear Doctor -
For once you must really come round here tomorrow morning at the earliest hour! -
What shall we say - about 9. You can run back you know at once -
They have, this evening, served upon [p. 2] me a writ or warrant - I don't know what it is called - to appear tomorrow, at
presen "12-15" in the morning, to judge of the cause of the possibly untimely end of your patient "Major Grantham Pearce - & another!!!'['] - Thirsty natives no doubt!
Now you must come prepared with the necessary papers to prove "a[n] Alibi"!!
& so for the time
J McNeill Whistler
74. Cheyne Walk - Chelsea -
Friday night -
1. [April/June 1902]
Dated by the address.
This letter is affixed to the inside front page of a copy of Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London, 1890. The sheet has a mourning border.
4. Major Grantham Pearce
Major Grantham Pearce (d. 1902), unidentified.