The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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System Number: 01883
Date: [17 April 1903][1]
Author: James Guthrie[2]
Place: [Glasgow]
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G248
Document Type: W

[telegraph form:] POST OFFICE TELEGRAMS

[postmark:] CHELSEA [B.] O. / CALE ST - S. W. / AP 17 / 03

HANDED IN AT } Charing Cross Glasgow 6-50 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 7-23 p.M.

TO { Whistler 74 Cheyne Walk Chelsea

Have seen Principal[3] who is most kind[.] your degree will be conferred in absentia at Tuesdays ceremony[.] may I be there to see and to cheer[.] I understand principal will write you


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1.  [17 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].