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System Number: 13322
Date: 3 September 1889
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Amsterdam]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler D119b[2]
Document Type: ALf


25, Margaretta Terrace
Chelsea.

Sept. 3. '89

[...][3]on left London, I understood you, 
[...]ttend to all the letters and cuttings 
[...], and so far she has done so, and 
[...] you; so I have only written to you 
[...] you, or to report to you the 
[...] did had done for you.

[...][Up]ton[4] - he was out of town, and so was 
[...] left a note, the copy of which I enclose. 
[...]William Webb[5] this afternoon and waited 
[...] did not come I said I would call 
[...]y, as the clerks said that that time [...]

[...] yesterday (Monday) and he said that the [p. 2]
[...] for some of the etchings out of the 
[...] over £40, not for the last lot 
[...][W]alter Dowdeswell[6] thought the etchings [...]

. . . . . .       1 Smithy[7]             - 10 - 10 - 0
                  3 Murano Glass Furnace 15 - 15 - 0
                                         26 -  5 - 0
              2% [sic] discount           5 -  5 - 0
                                        £21 -  0 - 0[8]


      but when I told Walter that
[...]nd with the cheque, he said he 
[...] the etchings were cheque was for, as we
[...] father and brother were also out
[...]r Edwards[9] returned he would send
[...] met. Meantime he said I was to [...]



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Notes:

1.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

2.  MS Whistler D119b
This fragment was with #00913.

3.  [...]
This fragment is torn down the left side and words are therefore missing.

4.  [Up]ton
Edward Upton (b. ca 1855), partner in Upton and Britton, Solicitors [more], solicitor of Sir Henry Bruce Meux (1857-1900), 3rd Baronet, brewer and patron [more]. He had called on JW (see #06578).

5.  William Webb
William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more].

6.  [W]alter Dowdeswell
Walter Dowdeswell (1858-1929), art dealer [more].

7.  Smithy
The Smithy (K.240) and Glass-Furnace, Murano (K.217) were the etchings sold.

8.  £21 - 0 - 0
Double underlined.

9.  Edwards
W. A. Edwards, employee of Messrs Dowdeswell.