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July 1st., 1939. Dear Phyllis: Many thanks for your lines of June 28th. I feel the same way you do, that it would be foolish to try and rush the deal with the Gothic tapestry if it were to lead to a definite "no". As I am sailing next week, I am leaving instructions with my office so that you can keep the tapestry a while longer. I wrote you about the selling price of $7,500., on May 22nd., and in case of sale there would of course be a 10% fee in it for you. With best regards, Yours very sincerely, (Germain Séligmann) Dr. Phyllis Ackerman, 277 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y.
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