The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 09226
Date: [January/December 1885?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London][2]
Recipient: Mackenzie[3]
Place: [London]
Repository: Published
Document Type: Ms and PLfc[4]

Fulham Road

My dear MacKenzie,

I wish enough I could dine with you on Sunday, and it is very kind of you to ask me to meet your distinguished guest [...] but I have[5] to be at another gathering - tant pis! Your note has only just been forwarded to this my new address

With a thousand thanks & regrets

[butterfly signature]

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1.  [January/December 1885?]
Dated from address, presumed to be 454A Fulham Road, into which JW moved in December 1884.

2.  [London]
The catalogue gives Whistler's address as 'Fulham Road'.

3.  Mackenzie
Mackenzie, unidentified.

4.  Ms and PLfc
Partially published in Winifred Myers catalogue 11, October 1981 (item no. 342). The sentence 'Your note has ... new address' has been added under the sale catalogue entry by hand.

5.  but I have
These three words are added in the sale catalogue entry by hand.