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System Number: 11993
Date: 16 April 1878
Author: James Anderson Rose[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Walker Martineau and Co.[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


1877. - W. - NO. 818

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE.
Queens Bench DIVISION.
Whistler V. Ruskin[3]

TAKE NOTICE THAT THE plaintiff IN THIS ACTION PROPOSEs TO ADDUCE IN EVIDENCE THE SEVERAL DOCUMENTS HEREUNDER SPECIFIED, AND THAT THE SAME MAY BE INSPECTED BY THE defendant His SOLICITORs OR AGENTs, AT my Offices No. 11 Salisbury Street Strand in the County of Middlesex ON Wednesday THE seventeenth DAY OF April 1878 BETWEEN THE HOURS OF ten AND twelve in forenoon AND THE defendant IS HEREBY REQUIRED, WITHIN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS FROM THE LAST MENTIONED HOUR, TO ADMIT THAT SUCH OF THE SAID DOCUMENTS AS ARE SPECIFIED TO BE ORIGINALS, WERE RESPECTIVELY WRITTEN, SIGNED OR EXECUTED AS THEY PURPORT RESPECTIVELY TO HAVE BEEN; THAT SUCH AS ARE SPECIFIED AS COPIES ARE TRUE COPIES; AND SUCH DOCUMENTS AS ARE STATED TO HAVE BEEN SERVED, SENT OR DELIVERED, WERE SO SERVED, SENT, OR DELIVERED RESPECTIVELY; SAVING ALL JUST EXCEPTIONS TO THE ADMISSIBILITY OF ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS AS EVIDENCE IN THIS CAUSE.

DATED THIS Sixteenth DAY OF April ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-eight

J. Anderson Rose

Solicitor FOR THE plaintiff
11 Salisbury Street
Strand

TO Messrs Walker Martineau & Co
Solicitors FOR THE defendant

ORIGINALS.

DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENTS. DATES.
   
COPIES.
DESCRIPTION OF DOCUMENTS. DATE. ORIGINAL OR DUPLICATE SERVED, SENT OR DELIVERED, WHEN, HOW, AND BY WHOM.
The Academy[4] Newspaper 21st July 1877  
The Athenaeum       " 21 July 1877  
The Architect       " 14th July 1877  
The Architect      " 26th Jany 1878  
The World        " 18th July 1877  
The World         " 29th Augt 1877  
The Daily News       " 21st July 1878 [sic]  
Fors Clavigera[5] Number for July 1877  
Plaintiffs Notice to produce in this action 16th April 1878.  

 


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Notes:

1.  James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

2.  Walker Martineau and Company
Solicitors for John Ruskin (1819-1900), critic, social reformer and artist [more].

3.  Ruskin
The case of Whistler v. Ruskin was heard at the Queen's Bench of the High Court on 25-26 November 1878.

4.  Academy
The listed newspapers and journals cited Ruskin's criticism of JW's work at the 1st Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1877. Other versions of this list may be found at #11995 and #12064.

5.  Fors Clavigera
Ruskin, John, 'Letter the Seventy-ninth' Fors Clavigera, 2 July 1877, pp. 181-213.