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System Number: 00841
Date: [25 December 1889][1]
Author: Diamond Merchants and Jewellers Company[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler D47
Document Type: Ms and PD


WAR MEDALS.
ENGLISH & FOREIGN ORDERS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
[royal crest with crown, with motto:] HONI SOIT MAL Y PENSE

138, NEW BOND STREET,
LONDON. W.

Mr. McNeil [sic] Whistler Esq.
Tower House, Tite St
Chelsea

Xmas 1889

To the DIAMOND MERCHANTS,
&
JEWELLERS COMPANY.
OLD ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SILVER PLATE.
NEW AND ANCIENT JEWELRY OF ALL NATIONS.

IMMEDIATE CASH GIVEN FOR PLATE DIAMONDS & JEWELS - TAKEN IN EXCHANGE OR VALUED FOR PROBATE DUTY.
5 PER CENT CHARGED ON ACCOUNTS OVER 12 MONTHS.

MANAGERS PYKE BROS.

1888
July 19 Curious Pink Topaz & Enamel Brooch        5 - -
    20 Pink Topaz & Enamelled Necklace        9 - -
Enamelled Garnet & Aqua Marine Bracelet        8 - -
    25 Fine Old Sheffield Silver Plated Wire Basket     }      
Pr. Silver Plated Shells     }  6 - -
Silver Sauce Ladle     }      
    30 Antique Diamond Hoop Ring       13 - -
        Net 41    
1888              
July 20 Cr By Cheque 10. 0. 0. }    
  "  30  "   "     " 10. 0. 0. }20 - -
        £ 21[3] - -
  With Comps            
  Please forward Cheque            

 


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Notes:

1.  [25 December 1889]
The account runs from 19-30 July 1888, but the bill is dated 'Xmas 1889'.

2.  Diamond Merchants and Jewellers Company
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], was particularly interested in collecting jewellery and silver.

3.  21
The final sum is double underlined.