Documents associated with: White House, lease
Record 4 of 44
System Number: 10757
Date: 28 February 
Recipient: George & William Webb
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3/28/7
Document Type: MsLS
Whistler + Met[ropolita]n Board of Works
R H N'
Thursday Feb 28th
I shall be very much pleased to see you here at half past five or six in the afternoon of Monday next - if this will be convenient to you.
I am dear Sirs -
J A McN. Whistler
96 Cheyne Walk
Envelope:Messrs G. & W. Webb.
Old Broad St
[stamp]: POSTAGE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] CHELSEA / S. W. / 2 6 / FE 28 / 78
[postmark on verso:] LONDON [...] / [P?] M / FE2[9?] / 78
1. 28 February 
Date on letter confirmed by postmark.
2. George and William Webb
4. Whistler ... R H N
Notes added at the top of page one in another hand.
5. Met[ropolita]n Board of Works
The Metropolitan Board of Works withheld the lease for the White House until alterations were made to the facade.
6. R H N