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American Art Association

Paris, le 6 Dec 1895

Dear Mr Warner

at last the clay is shipped, Mr Bartlett ordered it promptly and I have been out three times to hurry it but it has taken much longer than expected to dry.  It is highly recommended by Mr Bartlett I am told it will weigh somewhat more than 1/2 a ton when wet but dry only about 1/3 that   I paid 35 francs only   The best rate for freight Longpin could get was 60 francs  but I have got an estimate at about 40 francs though there may be some difference as I could not remember the exact weight  I have sent it through Hernu Perón & Cie who 

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* Hernu Perón & Cie - ocean liner/shipping co.

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