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System Number: 03988
Date: [10 June / December 1892][1]
Author: Mary Newton Mann[2]
Place: St. Andrews
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M259
Document Type: ALS

[crest with cross of St. Andrew and motto:] DUM SPIRO SPERO


Dear Mr. Whistler

your note has reached me here where I am taking a short holiday with my husband[3], & it has gladdened my heart more than I can express.

Thank you again & again, & yet again, for I feel that the fortune of my Album[4] is made.

Most gratefully yours

Mary N. Mann.

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1.  [10 June/December 1892]
This must date from after a letter from Mary Newton Mann to JW, 6 June 1892, #03987, and JW's undated reply, #10771.

2.  Mary Newton Mann
Mary Newton Mann (1834-1917), née Harrington, mother of the artist Harrington Mann [more].

3.  husband
Harrington Mann (1864-1937), artist [more].

4.  Album
A specially bound collection of artists' works, to be sold for the benefit of Queen Margaret College, a women's college which became part of the University of Glasgow in 1895 (Begg, T., The Excellent Women: the Origins and History of Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh 1994). See also other correspondence between M. N. Mann and JW, #03987, #03988, #08084; #09305).