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System Number: 08730
Date: [13 April 1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 4/5
Document Type: ALS

'Recd[3] 13 April 1878'

Dear Rose -

I should come down at once only I am working every minute of the day to finish my pictures[4] -

Do you think that some day next week towards the end you might perhaps come in the morning on your way to town and see them and have a talk with

Yours ever

J. A McN. Whistler

[p. 2] 'Whistler[5] 13 April 1878'

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1.  [13 April 1878]
Date of receipt was noted at top of document.

2.  James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  Recd
Written in another hand, possibly that of Rose.

4.  pictures
JW was completing two portraits of Maud Franklin, Arrangement in Blue and Green (YMSM 193) and Arrangement in White and Black (YMSM 185), for 2nd Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1878. See JW to J. A. Rose, 9 April 1878 (#10730).

5.  Whistler ... 3
Written in another hand, possibly that of Rose.