Documents associated with: 12th Exhibition, Society of French Artists, London, 1876
Record 2 of 2
System Number: 00577
Date: 17 July 1876
Author: Alfred Chapman
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C78
Document Type: ALS
23, ABERCROMBY SQUARE,
17 July 1876
J. M. Whistler Esq -
2 Lyndsay [sic] Row
Your telegram just to hand & remembering one of the few scraps of Latin I do remember Bis dat &c I send you enclosed cheque for sixty guineas ie sixty three pounds for the "Blue Waves" I saw at Deschamps gallery[.] [p. 2] Will you let Jennings have the picture on or before the 21st inst as he is returning one to me then from George so they can both come down together.
I hope you will be able to come here this autumn
I am off to Kenilworth in a few minutes [till?] Thursday - my address there will be care of H B Preston - Fern Bank
2. Bis dat
'Bis dat qui cito dat', Latin: 'He gives twice who gives quickly,' attributed to Publilius Syrus.
Jennings, an unidentified friend of A. Chapman?
7. H B Preston
Henry B. Preston, resident at Fern Bank, Ladies' Hill, Kenilworth.