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System Number: 08793
Date: 5 October [1867][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Frederick Richards Leyland[2]
Place: [Liverpool]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 6B/21/12
Document Type: ALS


2 Lindsay Row
Old Battersea bridge
Chelsea

Saturday oct. 5.

Dear Leyland -

I will be again greatly obliged if you could let me have some more money on account - You see I ask without hesitation as you were kind enough to say I might - and I would like to have a hundred - Also I think [p. 2] that you will be pleased with the final oil sketch of your picture[3] -

The picture[4] itself is getting on but I may not show for a week yet -

Sincerely Yours

J Whistler -

I wonder if it were not too much trouble would you send me the money by tuesday night, as I expect an attack [p. 3] from the enemy on Wednesday morning!

Lpool 10 May[5] 1864  BP86715  -   £50
MChester 4 Ja[nuar]y 1867  LU34939     50
Lpool 29 May 1866  OK98714       5 
  £ 105[6]

 

[Pay?]   157-10  
    105-  
    262-10  
      52-10 balance
  £315  

 


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Notes:

1.  5 October [1867]
Year date ascertained from day of week.

2.  Frederick Richards Leyland
Frederick Richards Leyland (1832-1892), ship-owner and art collector [more].

3.  your picture
The White Symphony: Three Girls (YMSM 87).

4.  picture
The Three Girls (YMSM 88).

5.  Lpool 10 May ... £315--
The remainder of text is notes in Leyland's hand.

6.  £ 105
See #08789. Leyland sent this amount to JW on 25 May 'in addition to the price agreed to for the Garden picture.' The garden picture was The Three Girls (YMSM 88).