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System Number: 04390
Date: 26 April [1889][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: William Thomas Stead[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P29
Document Type: ALd

To the Editor of the Pall Mall Gazette.


You are badly informed - a risk you constantly run run in your haste for pleasing news.

I transported my works from the

I have not "withdrawn" my works "from the forthcoming Paris Exhibition[3]"

I transported my pictures from the American department to the British Section of the Exposition Internationale - where I prefer to be represented -

"The French" have nothing so far to do with English or American exhibits -

A little paragraph is a dangerous thing

and I am Sir

J M Wh[istler]

April 26.

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1.  26 April [1889]
Year dated from reference to exhibition (see below).

2.  William Thomas Stead
William Thomas Stead (1849-1912), editor of the Pall Mall Gazette from 1883-1890, founder-editor of the Review of Reviews in 1890 [more]. The final version of this letter was published in Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London, 1890, p. 265 (see #09449).

3.  Paris Exhibition
Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1889.