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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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System Number: 01689
Date: [6 April 1903?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Robert Herbert Story[2]
Place: [Glasgow]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G55a
Document Type: ALd[3]


Cher Président -

Nothing can be so kind and thoughtful as you have been - you are wonderful in delicate this thoughtfulness

I feel with you that now is the moment, and that to put me off the my ceremony portion of the for a later ceremony would

I ag You have understood the situation perfectly. May I leave it all in your hands as you suggest - And if possible let degree be conferred now in absentia -

Pray present my respectful homages & thanks to Miss Story[4] -


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Notes:

1.  [6 April 1903?]
R. H. Story replied on 7 April 1903, #01688.

2.  Robert Herbert Story
Robert Herbert Story (d. 1907), Principal of the University of Glasgow [more].

3.  ALd
This letter draft is written on the reverse of #13884.

4.  Miss Story
Miss Story, the daughter of R. H. Story.