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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: North Metropolitan Building and Investment Society
Record 8 of 18

System Number: 08883
Date: 18 March 1879
Author: H. K. Cone[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS[2]


THE
NORTH METROPLITAN PERMANENT BUILDING & INVESTMENT SOCIETY[3].

OFFICE ST LEONARD'S SCHOOL ROOM, 386 Old St
4, KINGSLAND ROAD.

18th Mch. 1879

J. A. McN. Whistler Esq.

Dear Sir,

I am requested by the Board of Directors to call your attention to the amount due from you to the above Society. viz £90,, 11,, 3 & to inform you that unless payment of the Same is made within Seven days from the date hereof - the Solicitor will be instructed to take such proceedings as he may consider necessary.

I remain
Dr Sir
Yours obdly

H. K. Cone

Secy

'Repayments[4]   84.15.0
[Fence?]     5.  5.0
Insurance     1.11.3
  £91.11.3'

 

[p. 2] J A McN Whistler
Esq.


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Notes:

1.  H. K. Cone
H. K. Cone, employee of the North Metropolitan Building and Investment Co..

2.  ALS
'218' written in another hand, in a circle, to the right of salutation. Legal documents, including those relating to JW's bankruptcy, were collected and numbered by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  NORTH METROPLITAN PERMANENT BUILDING & INVESTMENT SOCIETY
The Society held JW's mortgage on his new house and studio. the White House in Tite Street. JW was declared 'insolvent' on 6 May 1879, and the White House was auctioned on 18 September.

4.  Repayments
'Repayments ... 9.11.3' added at bottom left, possibly in another hand.