UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours
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System Number: 05265
Date: [3 June 1894][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: Royal Scottish Water Colour Society[2]
Place: [Glasgow]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R161
Document Type: ALdf


Envelope:

[sketch[3] of a female head]

Dear Sir -

Pray present my compliments to the President & Gentlemen of the Committee

May I beg request that you will convey to them my high sense of the honour conferred upon me by my election as honorary Member of their distinguished of the Royal Scott[ish] Water Colour Society emminent body - I am much touched & flattered by their courtesy & flattering thought of me, & I trust the beg them to believe assured of that no official recognition has given me greater pleasure than this expression of regard from my distinguished confreres -



Notes:

1.  [3 June 1894]
This is a draft reply to #05264, written on an envelope.

2.  Royal Scottish Water Colour Society
JW had been elected an Honorary Member of The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour at a Special General Meeting in Glasgow on 28 May 1894 (see #05264).

3.  sketch
Probably by Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].