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System Number: 02801
Date: [24 October 1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Charles Augustus Howell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 11/90-91
Document Type: ALS[3]

'24. October - 1878'

Owl old chap how are you? -

I do hope all right - not only for your own sake but, alas that I should be so selfish! for mine - Do come in on your way to town - I have a letter from the Princess Louise[4] - Also lots to tell you -

Tell John[5] when I shall see you -

[butterfly signature]

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C. A. Howell Esq
Chaldon House -
Fulham -
[postmark:] LONDON - W / 7 / OC24 / 78


1.  [24 October 1878]
Dated by postmark, as well as by date written by C. A. Howell at top of page.

2.  Charles Augustus Howell
Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more].

3.  ALS
The letter was stuck in the first of two albums of documents by C. A. Howell (see #02788).

4.  Princess Louise
Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848-1939), Marchioness of Lorne, sculptress [more]. JW wrote to her in November (#03572).

5.  John
John Cossins, JW's valet [more].