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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: North Metropolitan Building and Investment Society
Record 2 of 18

System Number: 11909
Date: [26 August 1878?][1]
Author: George and William Webb[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS


circl '148[3]'

FROM GEO. & WM WEBB,
11, AUSTIN FRIARS,
OLD BROAD STREET, E. C.

TO J. A. Whistler[4] Esqre
The White House
Tite Street. Chelsea

Dear Sir,

We enclose herewith your Building Socy[5] Pass Book which should generally be sent to the Building Society at their address 386 Old Street Shoreditch where you make your quarterly repayments which amounting to £42. 7. 6 fall due on the first Thursday in the months of March, June, Septr, & Decr the first payment being due on the first Thursday in Septr next ([...]th prox.)

Yours truly

Geo & Wm Webb

P. S. It is important that payments be made punctually as the fines payable according to Society's rules - [illegible] of punctuality in payment are heavy


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Notes:

1.  [26 August 1878]
This date has been associated with this document, but it is not certain.

2.  George & William Webb
George Webb (b. ca 1835), of G. and W. Webb. lawyer [more], and William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more]. JW's solicitors, especially during the construction of the White House.

3.  '148'
Pencil note written in another hand in top left-hand corner of sheet.

4.  J. A. Whistler
This is a letter about the mortgage of the White House, the documentation for which may be found at #08882 (copied at #11896). After many delays, JW moved into the house (designed by Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more]) in late July 1878.

5.  Building Socy
The North Metropolitan Permanent Building & Investment Society.