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[[preprinted]] CHRISTIE MANSON & WOODS [[short line]] GORDON HANNEN. SIR HENRY FLOYD,BART. SIR ALEC MARTIN. C. BROCKLEHURST. I.O.CHANCE. [[short line]] 8, King Street, St. James's Square, London, S.W.1. TELEPHONE: WHITEHALL 8177. PRIVATE EXCHANGE. TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS: CHRISTIART PICCY, LONDON." [[/preprinted]] GH/HW. 9th March, 1939. Dear Mr. Seligmann, Thank you very much for your letter of March 2nd and for your kind instructions with regard to the Tapestries. I am handing them to Chenue at once and will give him every assistance that I can. I am advising him that he should arrange their insurance in transit to your premises, as our insurance here will no longer cover the Tapestries once they are removed. I am so very sorry that we have been unsuccessful in dealing with them, but conditions are most difficult as you know over here in the Tapestry market, and I really do not know any other private buyer who would be likely to be interested at a serious price at the present time other than the two or three people with whom I have been in contact. I am indeed grateful to you for all the kind help you have given me. Yours sincerely, [[signed]] Gordon Hannen [[/signed]] Germain Seligmann, Esq., Messrs. Jacques Seligmann & Co. Inc., 3, East 51st Street, New York.
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