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System Number: 02799
Date: 17 October [1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Frances Kate and Charles Augustus Howell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 11/88/1-89/1
Document Type: ALS

'17. October. 1878.'[3]

Mr Whistler begs that Mr & Mrs Howell, will give him the pleasure of their company at breakfast tomorrow, Friday, at 11. o'clock -

[butterfly signature]

The White House - Chelsea -

Oct. 17.

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Mrs Howell.
Chaldon House -
Fulham -
[postmark:] CHELSEA / S. W. / 1 5 / OC 17 / 78


1.  17 October [1878]
The postmark confirms the date noted by C. A. Howell at top of letter, who stuck the invitation in an album, which was later retrieved by JW.

2.  Frances Kate and Charles Augustus Howell
Frances Kate ('Kitty') Howell (1842 or 1843-1888), née Howell, cousin and wife of C. A. Howell [more]; and Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more].

3.  '17. October. 1878.'
Added by C. A. Howell.