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Documents associated with: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1889
Record 12 of 32

System Number: 07165
Date: 25 September 1888
Author: Hermann Wunderlich and Co.
Place: New York
Recipient: Charles James Whistler Hanson[1]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1153
Document Type: ALS

[scroll:] H. WUNDERLICH & CO.
H W & CO.
868 B'WAY N- Y-

September 25th 1888

Mr Chas. W. Hanson

Dear Sir!

Your letter[2] of Sept 15th and the etchings were duly received, but you charged us for the Charing cross Bridge[3] £8. 8. -. instead of £6. 6 ~ as before. We have deducted the difference £3. 7. 3. from the bill and enclose draft on Lazard Brothers for £43. 13. 7. in payment of same.

Please send the rest of our order as soon as convenient. You would also oblige us if you would inform us, how soon we may expect the Watercolors & pastels which we were to exhibit[4] in October.

Yours truly

Hermann Wunderlich & Co.

Letter[5] sent to W: on Sept 25, 88
      Last letter Sept 25, 88

2 sent 2 Charing Cross bridge sent I charged 
5) 4 - 4 - 0      him the price that you always
      16 - 9      charge viz £8-8-0 and he wants
   3 - 7   3      to have them for six

                         16 - 9
                                         5 & 3
                                    8  4     
[original?] 47 - 0 - 10 amount of ac. I sent
         3 - 7 - 3 
        43 - 13 - 7 enclosed cheque

                         C J H.

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1.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

2.  your letter
See C. J. W. Hanson to H. Wunderlich, #03498.

3.  Charing cross Bridge
Charing Cross Railway Bridge (K.310).

4.  exhibit
The exhibition was postponed. JW was in France on a working honeymoon, after his marriage to Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more] on 11 August and did not return to London until early November. See H. Wunderlich to JW, #07166. Wunderlich's proposals for the exhibition are set out in their letter to JW dated 29 August, #07164. It eventually took place the following year ('Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1889).

5.  Letter
'Letter sent to W ... C J H.' written on verso of sheet in Hanson's hand. These notes and calcuations appears to have been written in ink over an earlier version in pencil.