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System Number: 08241
Date: 11 July [1893][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: David Croal Thomson[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS

110. Rue du Bac - Paris -

Monday. July 11.

Dear Mr Thomson -

This line in great haste to catch post - I sent off this morning ten sets of photos[3]. signed - and have received by messenger ten more sets, which will be signed by the time you receive this tomorrow - making twenty sets this time -

You had better send me cheque at once as I wish to get off soon - though I think it very ridiculous that the Goupils don't send the full remainder of eighty gs -

Look how daintily I do my part -

I don't understand more albums not having gone - there must be some blunder over here - for I know that they have been much asked for -

I shall write especially to thank you about the prompt and [p. 2] brilliant way in which you have met me in the matter of Mr. Dignam[4] -


J McN Whistler

[date stamp:] GOUPIL & COMPANY
11 JUL. 93

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1.  11 July [1893]
Year dated from date stamp.

2.  David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more].

3.  photos
A selection of photographs of oil paintings, mostly those exhibited at Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892, published by Goupil's. JW signed the deluxe sets with his name and butterfly signature.

4.  Mr. Dignam
Michael J. Hoey Dignam (fl. 1893), illustrator [more]; see JW's letter to Thomson, [6 July 1893], #08242.