The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12636
Date: [1 September 1900][1]
Author: JW
Place: Chester[2]
Recipient: Garlant's Hotel[3]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 273/6/5
Document Type: W

[telegraph form:] POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS.

[postmark:] CHARLES ST. / HAYMARKET S. W. / SP 1 / 00

HANDED IN AT } Chester AT 4.57 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 5.14 p.M.

TO { Delicious Ldn

Return tomorrow keep letters ask Pennells[4] supper nine thirty


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1.  [1 September 1900]
Dated from the postmark.

2.  Chester
Why JW visited Chester is not known, but he made one drawing there, The Rows, Chester (M.1588).

3.  Garlant's Hotel
See the letter from Mrs Sarah E. Garlant (b. ca 1828), proprietor of Garlant's Hotel [more], to the Pennells, written in response to JW's telegram (#07705).

4.  Pennells
Joseph Pennell (1860-1926) and his wife Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855-1936), née Robins, JW's biographers.