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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Dod and Longstaffe
Record 13 of 14

System Number: 11904
Date: 12 April 1879
Author: Robert Butler[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


'[re James Whistler?] [illegible] April 1879[2]'

12 April 79

[written on left:]Herrman[3] }
      v      }
Whistler }

[printed on right:] UPON READING THE AFFIDAVIT OF Albert Down[4]
I DO ORDER THAT THREE DAYS AFTER SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS ORDER AT DEFENDANT'S RESIDENCE, White House, Tite Street Chelsea in the County of Middlesex THE PLAINTIFF BE AT LIBERTY TO PROCEED IN THIS ACTION AS IF PERSONAL SERVICE OF THE WRIT OF SUMMONS HAD BEEN EFFECTED UPON THE DEFENDANT.

DATED the 12th DAY OF April 1879.

Robt Butler

[p. 2] Dod & Longstaffe[5]
16 Berners St.


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Notes:

1.  Robt Butler
Robert Butler, signatory to pleas, judge's chambers.

2.  April 1879
This paragraph is partly illegible, and is written in another hand in top left corner at an angle.

3.  Hermann
Louis Herrman (b. 1810 or 1811), of Gilby and Herrman, artists' suppliers, later a picture dealer [more]. JW was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879, and Hermann was among his creditors.

4.  Albert Down
Albert Down, possibly a lawyer or clerk, in the firm of Dod and Longstaff.

5.  Longstaffe
Lawyers. This may be a separate document unconnected to the above. Both documents were kept by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].