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System Number: 01457
Date: [June 1889?][1]
Author: Sheridan Ford[2]
Place: [London?]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F389
Document Type: ALS

[monogram:] S. F.

Dear Mr Whistler -

The chapter on "The Man of Letters"[3] in the little brochure I hand you with this, will give you the names of many of the New York tribe of critics. I wrote the thing perhaps a year and a half ago but the situation is practically unchanged.

Yours very truly,

S. F.

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1.  [June 1889?]
Dated from reference to 'The Man of Letters' (see below).

2.  Sheridan Ford
Sheridan Ford (1860-1922), poet, critic, politician and writer on art [more].

3.  The Man of Letters
See 'The Man of Letters' in Ford, Sheridan, Art: a Commodity, New York, 1888, chapter 6, pp. 50-58. The critics that Ford referred to included Ripley Hitchcock (1857-1918), art critic of the New York Tribune [more]; DeKay, art critic of the New York Times; Van Cleef, art critic of the New York Herald.