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System Number: 08852
Date: 28 December 1878[1]
Author: The London Gaslight Company[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC N.8.3
Document Type: PD/Ms


THE LONDON GASLIGHT COMPANY.

CHIEF OFFICE - 26, SOUTHAMPTON STREET, STRAND, W. C.     WORKS - NINE ELMS, S. W.
DISTRICT OFFICE - 82, SLOANE STREET, S. W.

OFFICE HOURS, FROM TEN TILL FOUR; SATURDAYS, TEN TILL ONE.
COLLECTOR'S OFFICE - 17, BEAUFORT STREET, CHELSEA, S. W.
(CLOSED ON SATURDAYS).

'257'[3]

MR. Whistler

NO. White House[4] Tite Street

10 LIGHT METER REGISTERED ... ... 16: 700 Cubic Ft CABLE FT. Dec 28 1878
DEDUCT PREVIOUS REGISTER ... ... 4. 500    DITTO Sep 25 1878
QUANTITY CONSUMED ... ... 12. 2. 00 DITTO, DURING THE ABOVE PERIOD.

 

£2: 1: 9 INCLUDING HIRE OF METER.
PRICE OF THE GAS - 3S. 3D. PER 1000 FEET.
[half page of small print]


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Notes:

1.  28 December 1878
This account was apparently unpaid and came to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more], with JW's bankruptcy papers, in 1879.

2.  The London Gaslight Company
The London Gaslight Company was one of the rapidly growing number of gas light companies serving the London metropolitan area.

3.  '257'
Added in another hand, probably by J. A. Rose.

4.  White House
JW moved into the White House designed for him by Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more], in June 1878.