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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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System Number: 01885
Date: [21 April 1903][1]
Author: James Guthrie[2]
Place: [Glasgow]
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G250
Document Type: W


[telegraph form:] POST OFFICE TELEGRAPHS

[postmark:] CHELSEA - S. W. / X / AP 21 / 03

HANDED IN AT } Charing X Glasgow AT 5.58 p.M., RECEIVED HERE AT } 6.26 p.M.

TO { James McNeil [sic] Whistler
L. L. D. 74 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea Ldn

Warmest congratulations[.] principal[3] read your letter at Luncheon after ceremony & utmost goodwill was expressed by all[.] I acknowledged this for you

Guthrie


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Notes:

1.  [21 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]. JW had been awarded an Honorary Degree, 'in absentia'.