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System Number: 07703
Date: [September 1896?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Joseph Pennell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 273/6/2
Document Type: ALS[3]

My dear Pennell -

I have had a stupendous letter from Abrams[4]!

Can't you look round this afternoon at 2.30?

We might go out together and I want to talk to [you] about odd things.

Also are you both[5] in - or out tonight?


[butterfly signature]

This document is protected by copyright.


Joseph Pennell Esq
14. Buckingham Street


1.  [September 1896?]
Dated from the writing, address and recipient. JW was a frequent guest at 14 Buckingham Street in the late 1890s.

2.  ALS
Mourning envelope, sent by hand.

3.  Joseph Pennell
Joseph Pennell (1860-1926), printer and illustrator, JW's biographer [more].

4.  Abrams
Abrams, an editor, known to J. Pennell. The letter is untraced; see JW's letter to Pennell, mentioning that he has not heard from Abrams, 25 September 1896, #07834.

5.  both
JW was also referring to Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855-1936), née Robins, JW's biographer [more].