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System Number: 11838
Date: 30 June 1870
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: George Berry[1]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 1/4
Document Type: ALS[2]


2 Lindsey Row.
Chelsea - London

June 30. 1870 -

Sir -

I beg hereby to give you notice that on the 25th of December next, I shall give up possession of this house, No. 2 Lindsey Row, which I hold from Mr. Latter[3].

I am Sir
Yours truly

James A. McNeill Whistler

To
Mr. George Berry
Agent for Mr. Latter


This document is protected by copyright.


Envelope:

Mr. George Berry
Agent - &c &c &c
8. Motcomb Street
Belgrave Square


Notes:

1.  George Berry
George Berry (fl. 1860-1885), of George Berry and Sons, auctioneers and estate agents.

2.  ALS
'24' written in another hand at top of p. 1.

3.  Mr. Latter
Robert Booth Latter (d. 1869), solicitor and landlord of 2 Lindsey Row, later 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea [more]. See the lease on 2 Lindsey Row between Robert Booth Latter of Bromley, Kent and JW, for a term of 3 years from 25 December 1866, under a yearly rent of £80, renewable (#12156). JW stayed in the house, however, until July 1878 (see #10876), before moving to the White House.