Documents associated with: Greaves, Elizabeth
Record 8 of 8
System Number: 11497
Date: [January/November 1900]
Recipient: Walter Greaves
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 9/647
Document Type: TLc
110, RUE DU BAC,
My dear Walter -
Your letter with its very sad tidings has been forwarded to me here -
You may be sure that my greatest sympathy is with you all in your deep sorrow! -
Little can be written that is not better understood when grief like this comes upon you.
Say only to your sisters and your brother all that is kind from me -
and believe me Walter
Always sincerely your friend,
J. McNeill Whistler.
1. [January/November 1900]
Dated from the address, and from the allusion to death of Elizabeth Greaves (see below). A note by the recipient reads: 'On black-edged paper in envelope with date/yr. month and day illegible'.
4. your sisters and your brother
Emily ('Eliza') Greaves (b. ca 1842), model [more]; Alice ('Tinnie') Fay Greaves (b. 1852), model [more]; Henry Greaves (1843-1904), boat builder and painter [more]; Charles William Greaves (1837-1870), of Greaves and Son, boat-builder and waterman [more]; and Emily Greaves.