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System Number: 07531
Date: 18 September 1867
Author: J. Young & Son[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler Y2
Document Type: MsD


Funeral Expenses for Mr Jas Reeves Traer[2],

LONDON

Septr 18 1867

TO J. YOUNG & SON,
FURNISHING UNDERTAKERS,

15, WEST SMITHFIELD, E. C.

To be charged to Mr Smith[3] 2. 12. 6 Hearse & pair & Men attending with do & Driver, from Wat Pimlico Station to the above and use of Room for deceased 5 days. " " "
Engraved Metal Plate with Inscription. " 10 6
use of pall - - - " 7 6
2 New Crape Silk Hatbands - " 16 -
3 Pr best Kid Gloves - - -   14 6
Hearse & pair & 2 Coaches & pairs fringed Velvets for do. Hammercloths & Coachmens Coats - 6. 15. 6.
8 Pages & Bearers & 3 Drivers - - - 32 15 "
13 Hatbands & 13 pr Gloves for do - - - 3/6 2 5 6
Self & Son attend[in]g to Order Grave at Chelsea &c. and at Funeral - - - 1 1 -
Silk Hatband & Gloves for Self   7 6
 
Refreshment for Men.   13 -
Cab Hire &c -   7 6
Gravemaker      1   - 
  £16. 14. 6. 

 


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Notes:

1.  J. Young & Son
Joseph Young, undertaker at J. R. Traer's funeral in London.

2.  Mr Jas Reeves Traer
James Reeves Traer (ca 1834 - d.1867), partner in F. S. Haden's medical practice [more]. Traer died suddenly on 23 April of alcohol related causes, during a trip to Paris. After a dispute with Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), surgeon and etcher, JW's brother-in-law [more], over Traer's burial in Paris, JW and William McNeill Whistler (1836-1900), physician, JW's brother [more], made arrangements to have Traer's body returned to England, assisted by a list of subscribers.

3.  Mr Smith
Probably George Smith, undertaker.