Documents associated with: weapon, bomb
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System Number: 05831
Date: [28 January 1894]
Recipient: David Croal Thomson
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler T176
Document Type: ALSd
110. Rue du Bac. Paris -
Dear Mr. Thomson -
Thats all right! - and I forgive everything - and of course you know that you personally I have never believed other than loyal & devoted -
Still you know you should never forget in the midst of your difficulties, that I would always be the very first to acknowledge them, and that nothing do I more intensely resent, than [p. 2] an apparent panic in which you leave me and all the baggage waggons and bolt! and scramble into an ambulance and shake a flag of truce out of the front window at my enemies, while you read the articles of the established kirk out of the back at me!
What a time you would have had of it, if in olden days you had lived down among the Whigs, with a warm attachment for the outlaw Prince & a terrible tendency to whistle "Charlie is my darling," after prayers!
this there is what something you must do - and here you are quite within law and order as regards back [to?] your house, and at the same time can but I
Why not send me your private address so that you should not open these letters of mine each time with the distressed look of one who expects a bomb to fall out of the envelope upon the floor of Goupils gallery
3. Charlie ... darling
A Jacobite air; JW professed sympathy with the Jacobite cause.