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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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System Number: 01881
Date: [8 April 1903][1]
Author: James Guthrie[2]
Place: Glasgow
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G246
Document Type: W


[telegraph form:]

[postmark:] CHELSEA - S. W. / X / AP 8 / 03

HANDED IN AT } Charing X Glasgow AT 3 19 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 4 19 p.M.

TO { Reply Paid Whistler Ldn
74 Cheyne walk Chelsea

Much regret you cannot come for april graduation[.] principal[3] says he has written asking you July[.] should July also be impossible can I help and save you trouble of writing [p. 2][4] by informing principal & advocating the conferring of degree in absentia[.] Principal is my friend & will understand[.] Guthrie

7 Woodside Place Glasgow


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Notes:

1.  [8 April 1903]
Dated from the postmark.

2.  James Guthrie
James Guthrie (1859-1930), landscape and portrait painter [more].

3.  principal
Robert Herbert Story (d. 1907), Principal of the University of Glasgow [more]. See his letter, 7 April 1903, #01688.

4.  [p. 2]
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