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System Number: 02606
Date: 3 April 1877
Author: Frederick Dawson Leyland[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler L140
Document Type: ALS

49 Princes Gate

April 3, 77

My dear Jim -

Good-bye old fellow - any time you're passing call in - I leave Town this evening, & ain't time to call - Hope you'll be on better terms with 49 Princes Gate[3] when I return

Fred D Leyland

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1.  Frederick Dawson Leyland
Frederick Dawson Leyland (b. 1856), son of F. R. Leyland [more].

2.  FRL
Monogram of Frederick Richards Leyland (1832-1892), ship-owner and art collector [more]. The paper has a narrow mourning border.

3.  49 Princes Gate
F. R. Leyland's house in London. JW and Leyland had fallen out over the fee for JW's decoration of Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room (YMSM 178).