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System Number: 05903
Date: 11 February 1890
Author: Upton and Britton[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler U32
Document Type: ALS


UPTON & BRITTON,
SOLICITORS.

51, LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS,
LONDON, W. C.

11th February 1890.

Dear Sir,

We really must ask you to favour us with an appointment to settle the question between yourself and our Client Sir H. B. Meux[2] Bart regarding the portrait of Lady Meux[3].

Yours faithfully

Upton & Britton

J. McNeill Whistler Esq'
Tower House
13 Tite Street
Chelsea


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Notes:

1.  Upton and Britton
Edward Upton (b. ca 1855), partner in Upton and Britton, Solicitors [more]. Solicitor for Sir Henry Bruce Meux (1857-1900), 3rd Baronet, brewer and patron [more]. JW replied on the following day, #03462.

2.  Sir H. B. Meux
Sir Henry Bruce Meux (1857-1900), 3rd Baronet, brewer and patron [more].

3.  Lady Meux
JW painted three portraits of Lady Valerie Susan ('Susie') Meux (1847-1910), née Langdon, collector and patroness [more]: Arrangement in Black: Lady Meux (YMSM 228), Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux (YMSM 229) and Portrait of Lady Meux in Furs (YMSM 230); the latter was never completed.