UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08895
Date: January 1879[1]
Author: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: London
Recipient: London Bankruptcy Court
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection
Document Type: PD/Ms


106
PETITION UNDER SECTIONS 125, 126

THE BANKRUPTCY ACT, 1869.

LONDON BANKRUPTCY
COURT, OR THE COUNTY
COURT OF ..... HOLDEN
AT ......

TO THE London Bankruptcy Court.

£1

THE HUMBLE PETITION OF James Abbott McNeil Whistler of the White House Tite Street Chelsea in the County of Middlesex Artist & Engraver & Etcher

SHOWETH,
THAT YOUR PETITIONER ALLEGEs THAT HE is UNABLE TO PAY His DEBTS, AND is DESIROUS OF INSTITUTING PROCEEDINGS FOR LIQUIDATION OF his AFFAIRS BY ARRANGEMENT OR COMPOSITION WITH His CREDITORS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THIS COURT IN THE MATTER OF SUCH PROCEEDINGS1

1.IN THE CASE OF A
TRADER, ADD AND THAT
YOUR PETITIONER ESTI-
MATES THE AMOUNT OF
THE DEBTS OWING BY
HIM TO HIS CREDITORS
AT £.....
    WHERE PETITION PRE-
SENTED TO A COUNTY
COURT, ADD THAT YOUR
PETITIONER DOES NOT
RESIDE OR CARRY ON
BUSINESS WITHIN THE
DISTRICT OF LONDON
BANKRUPTCY COURT.

THIS IS THE PETITION REFERRED TO IN THE AFFIDAVIT OF James Abbott McNeill SWORN BEFORE ME THIS DAY OF Jany 1879.

YOUR PETITIONER THEREFORE PRAY THAT NOTICES CONVENING SUCH GENERAL MEETING OR MEETINGS OF His CREDITORS AS MAY BE NECESSARY TO BE GIVEN BY Him DURING THE COURSE OF SUCH PROCEEDINGS MAY BE SENT IN THE PRESCRIBED MANNER, AND THAT SUCH RESOLUTION OR RESOLUTIONS AS His CREDITORS MAY LAWFULLY PASS IN THE COURSE OF SUCH PROCEEDINGS, AND AS MAY REQUIRE REGISTRATION, MAY BE DULY REGISTERED BY THE REGISTRAR OF THE COURT.
AND YOUR PETITIONER SHALL EVER PRAY, &C.

SIGNED BY THE PETITIONER
ON THE                    DAY OF
                        18    , IN THE
PRESENCE OF2

2. ..... REGISTRAR, OR
....... SOLICITOR. (ADDRESS)

NOTE. THIS PETITION MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LIST OF THE CREDITORS.
IF THE PETITION BE BY PARTNERS ALTER THE FORM ACCORDINGLY.

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NO. 107
AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF PETITION UNDER SECTIONS 125, 126.

THE BANKRUPTCY ACT, 1869.

LONDON BANKRUPTCY
COURT, OR THE COUNTY
COURT OF ..... HOLDEN
AT .....

IN THE London Bankruptcy Court.

I, James Abbott McNeill Whistler OF the White House Tite Street Chelsea IN THE County OF Middlesex Artist & Engraver & Etcher MAKE OATH AND SAY AS FOLLOWS:-
I AM 1 ..... THE PETITIONER NAMED IN THE PETITION HEREUNTO ANNEXED.

1. ONE OF, IF SO

I VERILY BELIEVE THAT IT WILL BE MOST CONVENIENT TO THE CREDITORS WHOSE DEBTS EXCEED TEN POUNDS THAT THE GENERAL MEETING SHOULD BE HELD AT the office of Mr James Anderson Rose of No. 11 Salisbury Street Strand in the County of Middlesex

2 I HAVE NEVER BEEN ADJUCATED BANKRUPT OR INSOLVENT OR FILED ANY PETITION FOR LIQUIDATION BY ARRANGEMENT OR COMPOSITION WITH CREDITORS, EXCEPT THAT

2. STATE PARTICULARS OR STRIKE OUT WORDS IN ITALIC.

SWORN AT
IN THE                  OF
THIS                        DAY OF
ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND
      BEFORE ME,

TO BE ADDED WHERE A SOLICITOR IS EMPLOYED.

I CERTIFY MY BELIEF THAT IT WILL BE MOST CONVENIENT TO THE CREDITORS OF THE PETITIONER THAT THE GENERAL MEETING SHOULD BE HELD AT my offices situate[d] at No 11 Salisbury Street Strand in the County of Middlesex

J Anderson Rose
SOLICITOR IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION.


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Notes:

1.  January 1879
The exact date of this petition is unknown although JW was not finally declared bankrupt until 7 May 1879 (see #11711).

2.  James Anderson Rose
James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].