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Record 8 of 17
System Number: 11242
Date: [9/16 September 1893]
Author: Beatrix Whistler
Recipient: William Heinemann
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 10/734
Document Type: TLc
Dear Mr. Heinemann,
We found your charming book here when we got back. I am delighted with it - it was just what I wanted - I am going to send you a small parcel in a few days.
This is a typed letter copy of an original letter. The original was offered for sale by Max Rambod Inc. in 2003 (lot 937), along with letter #11284. The seller describes the original as "a short ALS by [JW's] wife, Beatrice... Mailing folds, light soiling. Good content". The original appears to have been written on the same sheet(s) as #11284.
4. William Heinemann
William Heinemann (1863-1920), publisher [more]. What book he was sending is not known. Beatrix Whistler planned illustrations in 1891-2 for a book he was publishing: B. Whistler, Illustrations to F. van Eeden, 'Little Johannes' (z225). Although this was never published with her illustrations, she was in regular contact with Heinemann (see #10785). Heinemann published Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890.