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JOHN J. CUNNINGHAM
111 EST SIXTY-FIFTH STREET
NEW YORK 21, NEW YORK
REGENT 7-9880
[[/preprinted]]

December 8th., 1959.

Dear Germain:

On my return from Glen Falls this morning, I found the very complete pedigree of the David drawing which so quickly captivated my fancy when I saw it last week. It is an impressive record of a classical work which, to me at least, breathes the very spirit of David and I am grateful to be able to own it.

Please believe that I appreciate the kind thought which lay behind your making a special price to me, but as I already had questioned the moderate price in speaking to you, I must protest at anything less and especially so over-generous.a concession.

So, one of these days I shall come in and collect my prize and will think of you when I study it's monumental qualities.

Let me know when the pressure is off a bit so that we may sit down over the apple sauce.

Sincerely

[[signed]] John [[/signed]]

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