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System Number: 13131
Date: [13 December 1886]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Society of British Artists[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Call Number: Archives of Art and Design, AAD 1997/8/9 (M11)
Document Type: [2]MsDS

'[...] on the matter, in order that the details may be proceeded with.

The next meeting was ordered to take place on Tuesday Dec 17th at 5-30 P. M.

A statement of Assets & Liabilities was then laid before the meeting

A cheque for £175-0. was ordered to be drawn in favor of Mr Morley[3] the landlord, being the amount due for rent to Michaelmas.'


J McN Whistler

Dec 17. 1886

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1.  The Society of British Artists
This is from the minutes of the SBA meeting on 13 December 1886. Present were William Holyoake (1834-1894), genre and historical painter [more] (chair), Horace Henry Cauty (1846-1909), historical and genre painter [more], Edward Henry Rickman Holmes (1823-1893), landscape painter [more], Lionel Charles ('Bill') Henley (1843-1893), genre painter, RBA auditor [more], Thomas Edward Roberts (1820-1902), painter and engraver [more], [Smith/Smart?], William Henry James Boot (1848-1918), painter and illustrator [more], Peter Macnab (d. 1900), landscape and rustic genre painter [more], Arthur Hill (fl. 1858-1893), landscape, genre and portrait painter [more], James Macculloch (d. 1915), landscape and watercolour painter [more], and JW.

2.  MsDS
The minutes were probably written by Horace Henry Cauty (1846-1909), historical and genre painter [more], and confirmed and signed by JW on 17 December.

3.  Mr Morley
Morley, landlord to the Royal Society of British Artists, in Suffolk Street.

4.  Confirmed
Signed by JW.