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Record 9 of 31
System Number: 13102
Date: [November/December 1887?]
Recipient: Horace Henry Cauty
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Call Number: Archives of Art and Design, RBA WHI 4
Document Type: ALS
you told me nothing of this last night - and certainly forgot to ask my permission -
My very dear Mr Secretary pray do not fidget "about many things" !
it gives me such [p. 2] trouble to keep you from over working yourself - and I so much want your energy for other matters -
Of course you will at once wire to stop this business - telling the clerk that time is too precious & that he must not go on -
William's copy such as it is, you will kindly give back to me yourself -
Surely you cannot dream of countersigning or in any way questioning the President's list!! -
I know you don't, and yet these others might understand it in that way and so make awkwardness or even bewilderment an element in your intercourse with them -
Tuesday morning -
1. [November/December 1887?]
Dated by reference to Royal Society of British Artists, and by signature (see below).
5. about many things
JW is probably echoing the language of Luke 10.41 - 'And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things'.