The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Spring Exhibition, Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1888
Record 4 of 6

System Number: 01975
Date: 20 November 1888
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson[1]
Place: [London]
Recipient: Horace Henry Cauty[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H76
Document Type: MsL

Nov. 20th. 88.


I am directed by the President to send you his compliments and to say that he proposes to come down to the Galleries tomorrow - afternoon at from 4 to 5 o'clock, for the purpose of examining the business books of the Society -

He begs that you will have the ones containing the complete accounts of Sales at Summer [p. 2] and Winter Exhibitions[3] for the years 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884 1885 - 1886, 1887 & 1888 in readiness for his inspection, and left in charge of the Keeper if you are unable to attend yourself -

And I am
Sir -
Your Obedient Servant,

Charles J. J. Hanson.

Private Secretary -

Horace. H Cauty Esq. R. B. A.

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1.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. This was actually written in Beatrix Whistler's hand. Hanson's copies of the same letter are #03512, #03508, #03511.

2.  Horace Henry Cauty
Horace Henry Cauty (1846-1909), historical and genre painter [more].

3.  Summer [p. 2] and Winter Exhibitions
SBA exhibitions, up to Spring Exhibition, Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1888.