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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07873
Date: [1896/1898][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Lynch[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3/21/14
Document Type: ALS


110. Rue du Bac -

Dear Sir -

Many thanks for your very courteous and amiable note -

I fear I have been of very little service to Mrs. Lynch[3], though I should have been pleased to have given her any help in my power - Perhaps you will be well enough to attend yourself next Thursday -

[p. 2] Meanwhile I know, by long experience, that no trust whatever may be placed in the head Office of a newspaper and I was sorry that Mrs. Lynch should have been troubled by the brilliancies of her Editor[4]!

It would be nice of you to send me a copy of the Daily Mails[5] report of last week's Court[6] - for I have not as yet seen it -

With best wishes for your speedy recovery,
Very faithfully

J McNeill Whistler

Will you kindly send me Mr Douglas'[7] address?


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Notes:

1.  [1896/1898]
Dated by the address and writing. JW first moved into 110 rue du Bac in 1892.

2.  Lynch
George Lynch (1868-1928), journalist, war correspondent and writer on Japan [more].

3.  Mrs. Lynch
Mrs Lynch, unidentified.

4.  Editor
Not identified.

5.  Daily Mails
London daily newspaper.

6.  Court
This was presumably a legal case.

7.  Mr Douglas'
Douglas, possibly a journalist at the Morning Post.