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System Number: 07064
Date: 23 February 1885
Author: James Willing Jr.[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Richard D'Oyly Carte[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1053
Document Type: PD/Ms


[on left, crest with royal coat of arms:] BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT TO THE METROPOLITAN POLICE

[on right, crest with royal coat of arms:] BANKERS NATIONAL BANK, CHARING CROSS

JAMES WILLING JR
OFFICIAL AND GENERAL NEWSPAPER
ADVERTISEMENT OFFICES

125, STRAND,
W. C.

February 23rd 1885

R. D'Oyly Carte Esq
Savoy Theatre        "Ten o' clock[3]"

[etc.]

  NAME OF PAPER DATE OF INSERTION PRICE.      
1885            
Jan Standard[4] 26 . 27 4/-   8 -
  Daily News 26 . 27 4/-   8 -
  Post 26 . 27 4/-   8 -
  Truth Undercharged 28     4 -
Feb Observer 1 . 8 . 15 5/-   15 -
  Referee 1 . 8 . 15 6/-   18 -
  Truth      'X' 4. 9/- 11. 7/- 18   1 3 -
  Athenaeum 7 7/-   7 -
  Times 16 . 17. 18 . 19. 20 4/- 1 - -
       4/6        
  Telegraph 16 . 4/- 17 . 18 . 19 . 4/6 20   1 1 -
  Standard 16 . 4/- 17 . 18 . 19 . 20 5/-   1 1 -
  Daily News 16 . 4/- 17 . 18 . 19 . 20 4/6   1 - 6
  Chronicle 16 2/6   2 6
  Post 16 . 17 . 18 . 19 . 20 4/6 1 2 6
  Globe 19 . 20 4/3   8 6
  Echo 19 . 20 4/-   8 -
  Pall Mall Gazette 19 . 20 5/-   10 -
  St James's    "         'X' 19 . 20 14/- 1 8 -
    [Exd. G. A. R.?] £ 12 13 -

 

[written on affixed receipt slip:]
NO. 20945[5]
£12 " 13 " -
[stamp affixed to receipt:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[dated over stamp:] Feb 26. 1885
RECEIVED FOR J. WILLING, JR.

[G Woodbe?]

NO RECEIPT CAN BE RECOGNISED EXCEPT ON OUR PRINTED & NUMBERED FORM.


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Notes:

1.  James Willing Jr.
James Willing (b. ca 1838), advertising agent [more]. See also their account of 26 January 1885 (#07063).

2.  Richard D'Oyly Carte
Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901), impresario and property developer [more].

3.  Ten o'clock
JW's 'Ten O'Clock' Lecture was delivered in Princes Hall, London, on 20 February 1885. This phrase may have been added on later in pencil.

4.  Standard
These papers contained advertisements. 'X' is marked in another hand in blue pencil next to the entries for 'Truth' and 'St James's'. Blue ticks also appear in the total column on all rows except 'Truth Undercharged'. The grand total at the foot of the table is double underlined.

5.  NO. 20945
The remainder of the text is on a perforated slip of paper, to which half of the stamp is attached. This receipt is stuck to the foot of the form.