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System Number: 08879
Date: 24 March 1879
Author: Dod and Longstaffe[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS


J. A. M. Whistler
White House
Tite St Chelsea

LONDON, 16, BERNERS STREET, W.

24th March 1879.

Sir,

WE ARE INSTRUCTED BY Mr L. Herrmann[2] of Great Russell St TO APPLY TO YOU FOR PAYMENT OF THE SUM OF £125. — AND WE HAVE TO GIVE YOU NOTICE THAT UNLESS THE SAME WITH 6/8 OUR CHARGE IN THE MATTER, BE PAID TO US WITHIN     DAYS FROM THE ABOVE DATE, by 12 o clock tomorrow, IMMEDIATE LEGAL PROCEEDINGS WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RECOVERY THEREOF.

WE ARE, Sir,
YOUR OBEDT SERVANTS,

Dod & Longstaffe


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Notes:

1.  Dod and Longstaffe
Solicitors representing Herrman. See their earlier letter of 15 March 1879 to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more] (#11906). Both were kept by Rose with JW's other bankruptcy papers; he was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879.

2.  Mr L. Herrmann
Louis Herrman (b. 1810 or 1811), of Gilby and Herrman, artists' suppliers, later a picture dealer [more].