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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08946
Date: November 1878
Author: A. Lasenby Liberty and Co.[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: MsD[2]


WHOLESALE -
7, ARGYLL STREET, W.

[engraving of a flying stork]
JAPANESE, CHINESE & INDIAN WAREHOUSE,
218, REGENT STREET AND
42 & 43, KING STREET,
LONDON, W.

[printed in scroll on right:] DIRECT CORRESPONDENTS IN PERSIA, INDIA, CHINA AND JAPAN.

A. LASENBY LIBERTY & CO.
[etc.]

James A Whistler Esqr November 1878      
1878 May 7 To acceptance due            
  May 4th returned 26 4 10      
    7 Notorial Charges   8 6      
June 5 To acceptance due            
  June 4th returned 26 7        
    5 Notorial Charges   8 6      
Aug 7 To acceptance due            
  August 4th returned 29 7 9      
  Notorial Charges   8 6      
    19 6 yds Yellow Stripe Matting[3] 1/9   10 6      
  6 yds White Matting 1/9   10 6      
  Making up above and            
  fitting old Matting to            
  Drawing Room    15         
Credit              
June 4 By Note       88 1  
          10    
NETT CASH - ON OR BEFORE DELIVERY £[illegible]    

 


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Notes:

1.  A. Lasenby Liberty and Co.
Arthur Lasenby Liberty (1843-1917), designer, founder of Liberty and Co. [more].

2.  MsD
This bill came with his bankruptcy papers to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more]. It was not paid, and was presented again at Christmas 1878 (#08962). JW was declared bankrupt on 6 May 1879.

3.  Matting
JW had just moved into the White House in Tite Street, although the interior was still unfinished.