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System Number: 07588
Date: 7 December 1898
Author: Rosalind Birnie Philip[1]
Place: Paris
Recipient: Christine Anderson[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Private Collection
Document Type: ALS[3]


110 Rue du Bac.
Paris.

Dec: 7th 1898.

Dear Mrs. Anderson.

Mr. Whistler wishes you to send out the circulars as soon as possible.

He says that you have misunderstood, that he was not against your using the directory in question. He hopes [p. 2] that you will send to Mr. Arnold Hannay[4] 1 Porchester Terrace.
Hyde Park
W.

that is if you have not already sent.

Believe me.
yours truly.

R. Birnie-Philip.


This document is protected by copyright.


Envelope:

Mrs. C. Anderson.
6 Fitzroy Street.
Fitzroy Square.
W.
London.
[stamp x 2:] POSTE / 15 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
[postmark:] PARIS-80 / R. DU BAC / [ ] 7 / DEC / 98


Notes:

1.  Rosalind Birnie Philip
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more].

2.  Christine Anderson
Mrs Christine Anderson, manager of the 'Company of the Butterfly' [more]. JW formed the company in April 1897 in order to sell his works direct to the public. However, it was not a success and ran only from 1898 to 1901.

3.  ALS
The paper has a deep mourning border.

4.  Mr. Arnold Hannay
Alexander Arnold Hannay (b. ca 1858), solicitor and collector [more].