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System Number: 04337
Date: 18 April 1889
Author: T. P. O'Connor[1]
Place: London
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler O2
Document Type: TLS


THE STAR.
[Red star emblem with figure]
LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY EVENING PAPER.

STAR BUILDING.
STONECUTTER ST.
LONDON, E. C.

April 18 1889

TELEPHONE NO. 2807.
TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS
"STAR" LONDON.

Dear Sir[3]

I shall be very happy to attend the dinner to Mr Whistler[4]. I send you a cheque for a guinea and shall be glad to receive a ticket.

Yours very truly

T. P. O'Connor / [N W S?]

W. Christian Symons Esq


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Envelope:

THE STAR.
[Star emblem with figure]
½d.
(THE NEWSPAPER PUBLISHING CO. LIMITED.)
½d.
LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY EVENING PAPER.

STONECUTTER STREET, LONDON, E. C.

'T. P. O Connor'[5]

W. C. Symons Esq
55 Park Road
Haverstock Hill
N. W.
[stamp removed]
[postmark:] LONDO[N] / 3 / AP 18 [89] / N
[postmark on verso:] HAMPSTEAD. S. O. / N. W. / AP 18 / 89


Notes:

1.  T. P. O'Connor
Thomas Power O'Connor (1848-1929), MP and journalist [more].

2.  William Christian Symons
William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more].

3.  Dear Sir
The text of the letter is typed in uppercase.

4.  dinner to Mr Whistler
A dinner, to congratulate JW on being made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, was held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889. It was organised by W. C. Symons. JW took an active part in promoting it and deciding who should or should not be invited.

5.  'T. P. O Connor'
Written in another hand.