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System Number: 09491
Date: [1 July 1890][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Herbert Vivian[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Document Type: ALS


Dear Mr Vivian -

I cannot get out -

Will you come down here tomorrow afternoon at about 5 or 6 o'clock? -

Bring with you the Words of Welcome -

The proof of [p. 2] the whines of the Wounded is capital! -

Have you seen Oscar's[4] letters in last night's St James'[5] - also the terrible critique upon his book[6] in the St James' of Tuesday or Wednesday? -

I'm in a shocking hurry! -

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1.  [1 July 1890]
Dated by reference to publication (see below).

2.  Herbert Vivian
Herbert Vivian (1865-1940), author, editor of The Whirlwind [more].

3.  21, CHEYNE WALK,
The address header appears side-on in the right margin.

4.  Oscar's
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde (1854-1900), writer, critic and playwright [more].

5.  St James'
St James's Gazette, 30 June 1890 (see #05995).

6.  book
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (London, 1890), was attacked in 'A Study in Puppydom', St James's Gazette, 24 June 1890.