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System Number: 11703
Date: 16 January 1892
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Charles Lang Freer[1]
Place: [Detroit]
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 282
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: PD/Ms


FORM NO. 156.

CONSULATE-GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, LONDON.

I, FRANCIS W. [FRIGOUT?][2] Deputy, CONSUL-GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES AT LONDON, ENGLAND, DO HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE WITHIN DECLARATION WAS SUBSCRIBED TO BY James McN. Whistler, WHO IS KNOWN TO ME TO BE AN AMERICAN CITIZEN AND AN ARTIST RESIDING AT Chelsea, AND THAT THE STATEMENTS THEREIN ARE TRUE TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I HAVE HERETO SUBSCRIBED MY NAME AND AFFIXED THE SEAL OF THE CONSULATE-GENERAL AT LONDON, THIS 16th DAY OF January 18892.

(SIGNED IN TRIPLICATE.)

F. W. [Frigout?]

Deputy, CONSUL-GENERAL.

[p. 2] FORM NO. 155.

NO. 6.

DECLARATION AS TO WORKS OF ART, THE PRODUCTION OF AMERICAN ARTISTS.

MARKS AND NO. OF PACKAGES. TITLE OR DESCRIPTION OF PAINTING OR DRAWING. VALUE OF PAINTING OR DRAWING. VALUE OF FRAME. TOTAL.
  Forty six lithographs[3] 96. 12. 0       96. 12. 0

 

I, THE UNDERSIGNED, A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED STATES, AN ARTIST, RESIDING AT LONDON, DO SOLEMNLY DECLARE THAT THE WORKS OF ART MENTIONED AND DESCRIBED IN THE WITHIN INVOICE WERE EXECUTED AND PRODUCED BY ME, AND THAT IT IS INTENDED TO SHIP THE SAME TO THE PORT OF Detroit. Michigan. U. S. A. THERE TO BE ENTERED, DUTY FREE, AS THE PRODUCTION OF AN AMERICAN ARTIST, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 2,505 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES. AND I MAKE THIS SOLEMN DECLARATION CONSCIENTIOUSLY BELIEVING THE SAME TO BE TRUE, AND BY VIRTUE OF THE STATUTORY DECLARATIONS ACT, 1835.

DECLARED AT NO. 12, ST. HELEN'S PLACE 150 Leadenhall St, IN THE CITY OF LONDON, THIS 16th DAY OF January, 18892. BEFORE ME

Jno Urqhart[4]

A COMMISSIONER TO ADMINISTER OATHS IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE IN ENGLAND.

J. McNeill Whistler

[p. 3] LONDON.

AMERICAN ARTIST'S DECLARATION.

NO. 896

SHIPPER J McN Whistler

SHIP [sbr?]

DESTINATION Detroit Michigan U. S. A. (77. Alfred Street.)

MERCHANDISE Lithographs

TO Mr Charles L Freer

AMOUNT, £96 - 12 ——

DATE Jan 16 188 92 -

RECEIVED FEE $2.50.


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Notes:

1.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more].

2.  FRANCIS W. [FRIGOUT?]
Name stamped on form and double underlined.

3.  Forty six lithographs
Freer acknowledged receipt on 29 February 1892, #01503.

4.  Jno Urqhart
Jonathon Urquhart (b. ca 1860), Commissioner to administer oaths, Supreme Court of Judicature [more].