The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Dod and Longstaffe
Record 6 of 14

System Number: 12021
Date: 30 January [1879][1]
Author: Dod and Longstaffe[2]
Place: London
Recipient: Levy and Co.[3]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS

Messrs Levy & Co.

London. 16 Berners Street. W.

30 January 1899. [sic]

Dear Sir

Oetzman[n][4] v Whistler.

Upon payment of your fees you will please withdraw

Yours truly

Dod & Longstaffe

P. S. We shall not require you to return the rule

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1.  30 January [1879]
Although the date written on the letter is 1899, the letter appears to relate to JW's bankruptcy in 1879.

2.  Dod & Longstaffe

3.  Levy & Co.
Bailiffs awaiting payment of a debt.

4.  Oetzman[n]
Frederick Augustus Oetzmann (1857-1922), of F. Oetzmann and Sons, pianoforte manufacturer [more]. For other references to JW's debt to Oetzmann, see #08760, #08782, and #08757.