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Record 9 of 15

System Number: 08694
Date: 26 April 1886
Author: Pearl Mary Craigie[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: W


[telegraph form:] POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS.

[postmark:] WALHAM GREEN. B. O. S. W. / A / AP26 / 86

HANDED IN AT THE Earls Court OFFICE AT 11 p.M. RECEIVED HERE AT 11 18 .M.

TO Whistler

454 Fulham Rd

Shall be delighted to go but have not received tickets[2]

Craigie

'Better see Arthur[3] about this - it is from Mrs Craigie -
many others may be in same state! -
This morning have have [sic] complaints from Mrs Maxse[4] & Mme Gabrielli[5] -'


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Notes:

1.  Pearl Mary Craigie
Pearl Mary Craigie (1867-1906), née Richards, novelist [more].

2.  tickets
Probably for the preview of JW's forthcoming exhibition, 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886. |It took place on 29 April 1886.

3.  Better see Arthur
Arthur, possibly an employee of Messrs Dowdeswell. Remainder of the text written at the foot of the sheet in JW's hand, probably to Dowdeswell's.

4.  Mrs Maxse
Cecilia Maxse (b. ca 1847, m. 1862), wife of F. A. Maxse [more].

5.  Mme Gabrielli
Henrietta Gabrielli (b. ca 1839), wife of Antonio Gabrielli, FRGS, engineer [more].