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System Number: 04408
Date: 3 April 1889
Author: Rush C. Hawkins[1]
Place: Paris
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P48
Document Type: PL/Ms


COMMISSARIAT GÉNÉRAL
DES ETATS-UNIS D'AMÉRIQUE
À L'EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE DE 1889 À PARIS.

ADRESSE TÉLÉGRAPHIQUE: USCOM-PARIS

[on left:]
WILLIAM B. FRANKLIN[2],
COMMISSAIRE-GÉNÉRAL.

[on right:]
SOMERVILLE P. TUCK[3],
COMMISSAIRE-GÉNÉRAL ADJOINT.

PARIS,

APRIL 3rd 1889.

DEAR SIR,

I BEG TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR Ten EXHIBITs SUBMITTED FOR THE EXPOSITION have not MET WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE JURY, AND YOU ARE REQUESTED TO REMOVE them ON OR BEFORE SATURDAY 6TH OF APRIL.

SEDELMEYER'S[4] GALLERY WILL BE OPEN FROM 2 TO 5 O'CLOCK EACH DAY.

ALL RECEIPTS MUST BE RETURNED.

RESPECTFULLY YOURS,

RUSH C. HAWKINS,

U. S. COMMISSIONER OF FINE ARTS.

PER [A. Berford.?]

To
McNeil [sic] Whistler Esqre
London


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Notes:

1.  Rush C. Hawkins
Gen. Rush Christopher Hawkins (1831-1920), U. S. commissioner for Fine Art at the Paris Universal Exposition in 1889 [more]. See JW's reply on 6 April 1889 (#04409).

2.  WILLIAM B. FRANKLIN
William Buell Franklin (1823-1903), Commissaire-General of the American Section, Universal Exposition of Paris, 1889 [more].

3.  SOMERVILLE P. TUCK
Somerville Pinckney Tuck (1848-1923), Commissaire-General Adjoint of the American Section, Universal Exposition of Paris, 1889 [more].

4.  SEDELMEYER'S
Galerie Charles Sedelmeyer, 4 bis rue de la Rochefoucauld, Paris.