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Record 31 of 280
System Number: 10686
Date: [4 May 1878]
Recipient: Lawson James McCreary
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/13/1
Document Type: ALS
'recd 4 May 1878'
Dear Mr Lawson -
I cant possibly manage it today for Craft - but you must not let him in you know -
Of course the Queen will pay directly and I shall send £10 by Wednesday -
You must manage it - Of course if I have the money before I will send it on Monday.
J A McN Whistler
1. [4 May 1878]
Dated from endorsement at top of page.
4. 'recd 4 May 1878'
Written in another hand in the top right-hand corner.
Elizabeth Mary Susannah Craft, cheesemonger in Knightsbridge, trading as 'John Craft' [more]. JW owed longstanding debts to Craft (see Writ of Summons, #08981). According to the London Bankruptcy Court's list of JW's creditors on 7 May 1879, JW still owed £3. 10. 1 to the firm (#11711).
Victoria (1819-1901), Queen of Great Britain [more]. JW sold several etchings to the Royal Collection, although not directly to the Queen. For an urgent letter he wrote later on to Richard Rivington Holmes (1835-1911), Librarian at Windsor Castle and Sergeant at Arms to Queen Victoria [more], requesting payment for a print, see #11306.