System Number: 06577
Date: [20/30 January 1889]
Author: Beatrix Whistler and JW
Recipient: George Percy Jacomb Hood
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W570
Document Type: ALS
Dear. Mr. Hood.
Jimmie is so very busy that I am writing this for him.
The etchings shall be picked out for you to choose from - but how many do you think your friend wants?
When you come to [p. 2] town I suppose you will let us know
Meanwhile Jimmie sends you these two last cuttings.
Yours always sincerely
I had already sent you the first cutting, so that now you ought to have the three complete in your studio for the benefit of the curious in 'History.'
I find another copy of the first
1. [20/30 January 1889]
Dated by address and reference to press-cuttings (see below).
4. two last cuttings
Probably L'Indépendance Belge, 10 and 19 January and 7 February 1889, although similar reports appeared in other papers including the New York Herald, 10 January 1889. L'Indépendance Belge on 10 January 1889 published JW's letter to the Committee of the Hogarth Club, stating that William Stott of Oldham had called JW a liar and a coward, so JW slapped his face and kicked him out of the room (see #02140).
5. I had already sent
The remainder of the text is written by JW.