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Record 19 of 181

System Number: 11408
Date: [24 November 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Oscar Wilde[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Published[3]
Document Type: PLc


"A poor thing," Oscar! - "but," for once, I suppose " your own."

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1.  [24 November 1886]
Date of publication in The World. It is a response to O. Wilde's letter to Edmund Hodgson Yates (1831-1894), novelist, 'Atlas' columnist and editor-proprietor of the World [more], of the same date (#11407).

2.  Oscar Wilde
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde (1854-1900), writer, critic and playwright [more].

3.  Published
This note is transcribed from Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890, p. 165.