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System Number: 08099
Date: [10 March 1882][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Rebecca Paddon[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/36/3
Document Type: ALS[3]


'11 Mch 1882'

THE FIELDING,
KING STREET,
COVENT GARDEN.

Dear Mrs Paddon -

How charming in you to forgive the noise and fatigue of yesterday's lunch! - so different from what I meant. -

I received your kind note[4] this morning and the cheque for the pastel[5], which I am delighted to believe you care for -

With kindest regards
Very sincerely Yours

J McNeill. Whistler

Friday eveg.


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Envelope:

'8[6]'

Mrs. Wreford Paddon -
Woodlands -
Red Hill.
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON W. C. / 7 / MR 11 / 82

[on verso:] F. C

[postmark on verso:] RED·HILL / B / MR 11 / [82]


Notes:

1.  [10 March 1882]
Dated from the postmark and the day of the week.

2.  Rebecca Paddon
Rebecca Paddon (b. 1844 or 1845), wife of S. W. Paddon [more].

3.  ALS
The letter is written at right-angles to the printed address. '11 Mch 1882' is written in pencil at the top of p. 1 in another hand.

4.  note
Not located.

5.  pastel
Perhaps a reference to a pastel from Venice Pastels, The Fine Art Society, London, 1881.

6.  8
Written in another hand in the upper left-hand corner of the envelope.