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System Number: 04979
Date: 29 January 1891
Author: J. Philpot[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P619
Document Type: ALS


1A PALL MALL PLACE.
S. W.

Jany 29th 1891

Sir.

I beg to inform you the lowest price of the Sofa[2] you have seen today @ Messrs Christies[3] is £10. - if you should wish to have it. Will you kindly send me that sum, as I have [p. 2] another Gentleman who wishes to have it

Waiting your reply
Yours obed[ien]t[l]y

J. Philpot


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Notes:

1.  J. Philpot
J. Philpot, shopkeeper.

2.  Sofa
The sofa had belonged to Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more] (see H. E. Taylor to JW, 23 January 1891, #05659).

3.  Christies
Christie's, London auctioneers.