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System Number: 01678
Date: 4 February 1897
Recipient: Hon. Secretary, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G44
Document Type: ALS
Dear Sir -
I beg that you will present my compliments to Mr. Kirkpatrick and the members of the Committee, and convey to them my high appreciation of their Courtesy.
I am much touched by the flattering invitation of the Chairman and Committee - and [p. 2] deeply regret that it is impossible for me to find myself, as I had hoped, among their guests on this brilliant occasion! -
As a McNeill myself, I sympathize with all honours acquired by my distinguished Scottish Confrères! - and wish to offer them, through you Sir, my warmest congratulations on the Royal recognition - so well conferred upon the Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts -
And I have the honour to be,
Your obedient Servant
J. McNeill Whistler -
The Hon. Secretary
Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
1. Hon. Secretary, Royal Glasgow Institute
The Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts had been given a Royal warrant.
Written on deep bordered mourning paper.