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                                             March 25., 1946.

Dear Mr. Newberry: 

It was nice of you indeed, to have so promptly complied with my request for a photograph of your SEURAT drawing. I have had a print made and am returning your drawing to you today. I noticed before having it photographed, how very dusty the glass was, and I think you will find it greatly improved as it is now.

I was much impressed in reading your article in the museum bulletin in connection with the boiserie which you had re-set. Doubly so, as unless I am mistaken, I believe it to be a former "child" of mine, and I do want to congratulate you, as it certainly appears like a sumptuous and refined room today.

You mention a Savonnerie rug from Clarence H. Mackay collection, and having been closely connected with this collection, I would like to ask whether it is an Eighteenth Century one, not remembering such a rug - or is it a later one? You will realize that this is more curiosity on my part, as Savonneries of that period being so rare, I am wondering how I could have overlooked it. 

With renewed thanks for your cooperation, 

                      Sincerely yours,

Mr. John S. Newberry, Jr.,
99 Lake Shore Drive, 
Grosse Pointe Farms,
Michigan.                   (Germain Seligman)
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