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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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Edward Upton, ca 1855-??

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1855 ca
Place of Birth: Bloomsbury, London
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Identity:

Edward Upton was a solicitor, married to Elizabeth (b. ca 1838).

Life:

He was admitted to the bar in 1878, and became Finchley Commissioner for oaths, and Secretary to the Trustees of Lincoln's Inn Fields. He was in frequent contact with Whistler's solicitor, James Anderson Rose, at the time of Whistler's legal and financial problems of the 1870s.

Bibliography:

Incorporated Law Society of the United Kingdom, Incorporated Law Society's Calendar and Law Director, London; UK census 1881, from http://www.familysearch.org (accessed 2004).