The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 09005
Date: [December 1869/January 1870][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Miss Brown[2]
Repository: State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, IA
Call Number: AL 246 Box 7
Credit Line: Charles Aldrich Autograph Collection
Document Type: ALS

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Thursday -

My dear Miss Brown

Your kind invitation though dated Tuesday has only reached me this morning or you would have heard before how sorry I am at not being able to accept it - but the recent death of my elder brother[3] keeps us all rather to our selves just now - and so I may not have the pleasure seeing you tomorrow evening - [p. 2] Believe me my dear Miss Brown with the best wishes of the season

Yours sincerely

J A McN Whistler

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1.  [December 1869/January 1870]
Dated from reference to the death of JW's half-brother George William Whistler, who died on 24 December 1869.

2.  Miss Brown
Miss Brown, a social acquaintance of JW.

3.  brother
George William Whistler (1822-1869), engineer, JW's half-brother [more].